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Psychosemantics : the problem of meaning in the philosophy of mind

Author: Jerry A Fodor; British Psychological Society.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1987.
Series: Explorations in cognitive science, 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Psychosemantics explores the relation between commonsense psychological theories and problems that are central to semantics and the philosophy of language. Building on and extending Fodor's earlier work it puts folk psychology on firm theoretical ground and rebuts externalist, holist, and naturalist threats to its position. --From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fodor, Jerry A.
Psychosemantics.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1987
(DLC) 86033173
(OCoLC)15016995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry A Fodor; British Psychological Society.
ISBN: 0585332886 9780585332888 9780262061063 0262061066
OCLC Number: 45844220
Notes: "A Bradford book published in cooperation with the British Psychological Society."
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 171 pages).
Contents: Introduction: the persistence of the attitudes --
Individualism and supervenience --
Meaning holism --
Meaning and the world order --
Creation myth --
Why there still has to be a language of thought.
Series Title: Explorations in cognitive science, 2.
Responsibility: Jerry A. Fodor.

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