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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.


Brewer on the McKinsey Problem

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/9780199585861.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses in great detail Bill Brewer's take on the McKinsey problem.


The Resiliency of the McKinsey Problem

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/9780199585861.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter raises some new points that seem to strengthen the McKinsey Problem. These are eventually defused.


Private Language and Privileged Access

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/9780199534999.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops a symmetry between one simple form of Wittgenstein's private language argument against internalism and standard internalist complaints rooted in explanation and introspection, ... 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


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.


Wright On The McKinsey Problem

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/9780199585861.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Crispin Wright's take on the McKinsey problem.


Externalism and Privileged Access Are Consistent

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/9780199585861.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter contains the author's half of a point-counterpoint exchange with McKinsey in Blackwell's Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mind.


Second‐Order Knowledge

Adrian Haddock

in The Nature and Value of Knowledge: Three Investigations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199586264
eISBN:
9780191723360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586264.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter argues that the regress of justifications can be satisfactorily avoided by seeing the second-order knowledge of the justification involved in visual knowledge as knowledge of a ... More


Externalism, Twin Earth, and Self‐Knowledge

Brian P. McLaughlin and Michael Tye

in Knowing Our Own Minds

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241408
eISBN:
9780191598692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241406.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The paper defends the view that privileged access to our thoughts is compatible with content externalism against the charge, levelled by Michael McKinsey, Jessica Brown, and Paul Boghossian, that the ... More


McKinsey One More Time

Crispin Wright

in Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590728
eISBN:
9780191725456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590728.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The so‐called McKinsey paradox consists in the apparently valid derivation of apparently non‐apriori knowable propositions about the satisfaction of certain putative external conditions on content ... More


Knowing That I Am Thinking

Alex Byrne

in Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590728
eISBN:
9780191725456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590728.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We often know that we are thinking, and what we are thinking about. That is a platitude, yet it is obscure how we know these things. The chapter defends the suggestion that one can know that one is ... More


Anti-Individualism, Self-Knowledge, and Why Skepticism Cannot Be Cartesian

Leora Weitzman

in Knowledge and Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014083
eISBN:
9780262265782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014083.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses anti-individualism—which often depicts the individual as a physical creature bounded by its skin—and how it runs contrary to the Cartesian view of the mind—which states that it ... More


Service Sector Productivity Comparisons: Lessons for Measurement

Martin Neil Baily and Eric Zitzewitz (eds)

in New Developments in Productivity Analysis

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226360621
eISBN:
9780226360645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360645.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Starting with an international comparison of service sector productivity published in 1992, a series of projects have been initiated by the McKinsey Global Institute and carried out in collaboration ... More


Strategy Consultants: Knowledgeable Professionals

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines strategy consultants as a major part of the Strategy profession. It examines their growth since the middle of the last century, and particularly the development of leading firms ... More


Strategic Planning: Choice and Competition

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the development of strategic planning practices from around 1960. Strategic planning advanced on the prior practice of long-range planning by emphasizing choice, competition, ... More


Strategic Management: Change and Implementation

Richard Whittington

in Opening Strategy: Professional Strategists and Practice Change, 1960 to Today

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198738893
eISBN:
9780191802072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738893.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the development of strategic management practices from the late 1970s. Strategic management advanced on the prior practices of strategic planning by emphasizing change and ... More


The Ministry of Magazines

Howard Cox and Simon Mowatt

in Revolutions from Grub Street: A History of Magazine Publishing in Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199601639
eISBN:
9780191756306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601639.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the corporate development of IPC as Britain’s dominant producer of consumer magazines from its formation in 1963 up until the end of the 1970s. The chapter considers the ... More


Introduction: Angels of Efficiency

Florian Hoof

in Angels of Efficiency: A Media History of Consulting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886363
eISBN:
9780190886400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886363.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter establishes the book’s goal of recovering the media history of consulting and determining what the global growth of consulting knowledge can tell us about the modern world. ... More


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