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Self-Expression

Mitchell S. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199283781
eISBN:
9780191712548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283781.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This book offers a general theory of expressive behavior, including but not limited to such behavior as it occurs in our own species. At the core of the project is the thesis that self-expression is ... More


LINGUISTIC WAYFARING

Mark Wilson

in Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199269259
eISBN:
9780191710155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269259.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

After summarizing the key ingredients within a facade, this chapter reexamines the standard cases of philosophical puzzlement that were introduced in earlier chapters employing these structural ... More


Lacan and the Limits of Language

Charles Shepherdson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227662
eISBN:
9780823235353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book weaves together three themes at the intersection of Jacques Lacan and the philosophical tradition. The first is the question of time and memory. How do these problems call ... More


Social Functions of Knowledge Attributions

James R. Beebe

in Knowledge Ascriptions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693702
eISBN:
9780191741265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693702.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Drawing upon work in experimental philosophy and evolutionary game theory, the chapter argues that one of the roles the concept of knowledge plays in our social cognitive ecology is that of enabling ... More


The Language–Thought Partnership: A Bird's Eye View *

Ruth Garret Millikan

in Language: A Biological Model

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284764
eISBN:
9780191603167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284768.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The whole of this work is sketched in miniature on the relation between language and thought. Previously, closeups of this terrain were offered in various papers and books, and these were referenced ... More


Epistemic Implications

Terence Cuneo

in Speech and Morality: On the Metaethical Implications of Speaking

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198712725
eISBN:
9780191781063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712725.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

Arguments for substantive philosophical positions fall into two types: those that provide the resources for responding to the best objections to those positions, and those that do not. This chapter ... More


Physics Avoidance

Mark Wilson

in Physics Avoidance: and other essays in conceptual strategy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803478
eISBN:
9780191841651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803478.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Language

Contemporary philosophy of science attempts to diagnose explanatory structure through descriptive tools derived largely from logic, an orientation called “Theory T thinking” here. Its portrait of ... More


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