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Singular thought and mental files

Author: Rachel Goodman; James Genone; Nick Kroll
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The notion of singular (or de re) thought has become central in philosophy of mind and language, yet there is still little consensus concerning the best way to think about the nature of singular thought. Coinciding with recognition of the need for more clarity about the notion, there has been a surge of interest in the concept of a mental file as a way to understand what is distinctive about singular thought. What  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)1111771995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Goodman; James Genone; Nick Kroll
ISBN: 9780191063862 019106386X 9780191063879 0191063878
OCLC Number: 1139306867
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Singular thought and mental files : an introduction / Rachel Goodman, James Genone --
Varieties of singularity / Mark Sainsbury --
Descriptive names and singular thought : reflections on the Evans/Kaplan debate / Marga Reimer --
Content and the explanatory role of experience / Jeff Speaks --
Singular thought, Russellianism, and mental files / Jeffrey C. King --
The mental files theory of singular thought : a psychological perspective / Michael Murez, Joulia Smortchkova, Brent Strickland --
Singular thoughts / John Perry --
Coreference De Jure / François Recanati --
De Jure anti-coreference and mental files / Ángel Pinillos --
Definite reports of indefinites / Samuel Cumming --
Cognitive focus / Imogen Dickie --
Embedding language in the world / Ruth Millikan.
Responsibility: edited by Rachel Goodman, James Genone, and Nick Kroll.

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This volume brings together original works by leading scholars which aim to examine and evaluate the viability of the mental files framework for theorizing about singular thought.  Read more...

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