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Anti-individualism : mind and language, knowledge and justification

Author: Sanford Goldberg
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Sanford Goldberg argues that a proper account of the communication of knowledge through speech has anti-individualistic implications for both epistemology and the philosophy of mind and language. In Part 1 he offers a novel argument for anti-individualism about mind and language, the view that the contents of one's thoughts and the meanings of one's words depend for their individuation on one's social  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sanford Goldberg
ISBN: 9780521880480 0521880483
OCLC Number: 154682304
Description: xiii, 265 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The nature of knowledge communication --
Public linguistic norms : the case from successful communication --
Public linguistic norms : the case from misunderstanding --
From public linguistic norms to anti-individualism regarding language and thought --
The epistemic dimension of knowledge communication : towards an anti-individualistic approach --
The objection from gullibility --
The objection from rationality --
Towards and 'active' epistemic anti-individualism.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Sanford C. Goldberg.

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Goldberg explores the nature of linguistic knowledge communication presenting a novel argument for familiar anti-individualistic views.  Read more...
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'Goldberg's book is an important contribution to philosophy of language and mind, as well as epistemology. For anyone who is, or aspires to be, a serious participant in the epistemology of testimony Read more...

 
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