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The Characteristic Thesis of Anti‐Individualism

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents a rejoinder to McKinsey's response to Chapter 18.


Philosophers Past and Present: Selected Essays

Barry Stroud

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608591
eISBN:
9780191729621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608591.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores central issues and ideas in the work of individual philosophers, ranging from Descartes, Berkeley, Locke, and Hume to Quine, Burge, McDowell, Goldman, Fogelin, and Sosa in our own ... More


Is De Re Belief Reducible to De Dicto? (1998) *

Nathan Salmon

in Content, Cognition, and Communication: Philosophical Papers II

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284726
eISBN:
9780191713774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284726.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The title question is disambiguated. One reading is given an affirmative response, the other a negative. Quine's argument against reducibility is criticized, Kaplan's contrary argument that ... More


Stratified and Contextual Theories

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter investigates stratified theories of truth, in both uncontextualized and contextualized variants, both ‘finely stratified’ theories like Tarski's and ‘coarsely stratified’ theories that ... More


Externalist Cases and Internalist Theory

Joseph Mendola

in Anti-Externalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199534999
eISBN:
9780191715969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534999.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The dominant roots of externalism are the Twin Earth and Elm-Beech cases of Hilary Putnam, the Arthritis case of Tyler Burge, and the Feynman-Gell-Mann, Gödel-Schmidt, and Aristotle cases of Saul ... More


Pastist Externalism about Memory Content

Sven Bernecker

in Memory: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577569
eISBN:
9780191722820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577569.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Content externalism is the view that the individuation conditions of mental content depend, in part, on external or relational properties of the subject's environment rather than only on internal ... More


Modest Dualism 1

Tyler Burge

in The Waning of Materialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556182
eISBN:
9780191721014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556182.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter begins with a detailed response to the previous chapter's review of Burge's previous work on the mind-body problem, centering on empirical doubts about compositional materialism ... More


Concept Externalism, Originalism and Privileged Access

R. M. Sainsbury and Michael Tye

in Seven Puzzles of Thought and How to Solve Them: And How to Solve Them: An Originalist Theory of Concepts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695317
eISBN:
9780191738531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695317.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter addresses the question whether we have infallible knowledge of comparative content (we don’t), whether we have privileged access to our own thoughts (originalism is consistent with an ... More


Testimony and A Priori Knowledge

Albert Casullo

in Essays on a Priori Knowledge and Justification: Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199777860
eISBN:
9780199933525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777860.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

Tyler Burge offers a theory of testimony that allows for the possibility of both testimonial a priori warrant and testimonial a priori knowledge. I uncover a tension in his account of the ... More


Traditional Representationalism

J.T. Ismael

in The Situated Self

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195174366
eISBN:
9780199872121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174366.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a discussion of Frege's model of thought. It then discusses Burge's views about de re beliefs and Perry's thought without representation.


Burge's Dualism 1

Bernard W. Kobes

in The Waning of Materialism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199556182
eISBN:
9780191721014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556182.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Dualist themes in Burge's philosophy of mind are gathered and articulated. Burge's anti-individualism yields an argument against token-identity theory; his reflections on mental causation have a ... More


Can A Priori Entitlement be Preserved by Testimony?

Ram Neta

in Social Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577477
eISBN:
9780191595189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577477.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

In his influential article “Content Preservation”, Tyler Burge argues for the highly unorthodox thesis that, at least under some circumstances, when someone who is a priori entitled to believe that p ... More


Transcendental Arguments from Content Externalism

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the viability of using Tyler Burge's anti-individualism as the basis for an anti-sceptical strategy. Anti-individualism seems to hold that if an intentional mental state has a ... More


Brains in a Vat

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides the first extended attempt to provide a reconstruction and critique of the Putnamian anti-sceptical strategy.


Numbers

Jody Azzouni

in Talking About Nothing: Numbers, Hallucinations and Fictions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199738946
eISBN:
9780199866175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738946.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Our singular thinking about numbers (using numerals) is examined, and Tyler Burge’s attempt to read ontological commitments from those uses are rebuffed. It’s shown how our numerical thinking ... More


Scepticism about Knowledge of Content

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sketches the parallel between Cartesian scepticism about knowledge of the internal world and anti-individualist-driven scepticism about knowledge of mental content.


Externalism and Memory

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses an argument due to Paul Boghossian to the effect that considerations about memory engender a problem for the anti-individualist who claims that we have privileged access to the ... More


What an Anti‐Individualist Knows A Priori

Anthony Brueckner

in Essays on Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199585861
eISBN:
9780191595332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585861.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gives the first reply to McKinsey in the literature, in which it is argued that McKinsey has misunderstood the implications of the doctrine of anti-individualism.


Demonstrative Reference, the Relational View of Experience, and the Proximality Principle

John Campbell

in New Essays on Singular Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567881
eISBN:
9780191722783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567881.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

The relational view of conscious perceptual experience is the view that conscious perceptual experience is a relation between perceiver and objects and properties perceived. A perceiver experiencing ... More


[Page v] Introduction

Dolly Sumner Lunt

in A Woman's Wartime Journal: An Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607788
eISBN:
9781469607801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607788.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Introduction outlines the life of Mrs Burge (Dolly Sumner Lunt) the author of the diary republished here. She was born in September 1817 in Bowdoinham, Maine. She was brought up in New England, ... More


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