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Reasoning, meaning and mind

Author: Gilbert Harman; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author presents a selection of 15 interconnected essays on fundamental issues at the centre of analytic philosophy. The book offers an integrated presentation of the body of work which Harman has developed over 30 years.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harman, Gilbert.
Reasoning, meaning, and mind.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)40510460
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Harman; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0198238029 9780198238027 9780191519345 0191519340 9780198238034 0198238037
OCLC Number: 65178552
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 291 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
PART I. REASONING --
1. Rationality --
2. Practical Reasoning --
3. Simplicity as a Pragmatic Criterion for Deciding what Hypotheses to Take Seriously --
4. Pragmatism and Reasons for Belief --
PART II. ANALYTICITY --
5. The Death of Meaning --
6. Doubts about Conceptual Analysis --
7. Analyticity Regained? --
PART III. MEANING --
8. Three Levels of Meaning --
9. Language, Thought, and Communication --
10. Language Learning --
11. Meaning and Semantics --
12. (Nonsolipsistic) Conceptual Role Semantics --
PART IV. MIND --
13. Wide Functionalisin. 14. The Intrinsic Quality of Experience --
15. Immanent and Transcendent Approaches to Meaning and Mind --
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Gilbert Harman presents a selection of his writings on fundamental issues in analytic philosophy. He discusses basic principles of reasoning and rationality; sets out his view of meaning, knowledge,  Read more...

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