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The Explanatory Superfluity of Collective Mentality, Part II

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter provides a further development of the argument advanced in Chapter 6, demonstrating that images, icons, maps, graphs, and linguistic utterances can sometimes play the explanatory roles ... More


The Explanatory Superfluity of Collective Mentality, Part I

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter develops and begins to address the worry that it will always be explanatorily superfluous to posit collective mentality. Individual mental states and rules for their aggregation often ... More


Collective Selves and Collective Personhood

Bryce Huebner

in Macrocognition: A Theory of Distributed Minds and Collective Intentionality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199926275
eISBN:
9780199347193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926275.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

It is often implausible to hold groups accountable for their claims and actions; in most cases, it is individuals who must be held accountable for their role in collective action. In light of this ... More


Linguistic Convention and Shared Mental Content

J. Robert G. Williams

in The Metaphysics of Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198850205
eISBN:
9780191884672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850205.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is the second of three that sets out a metaphysics of linguistic representation, and here I turn to the key ingredient of linguistic convention. The focus is on a tension between the ... More


Radical Interpretation as a Metaphysics of Mental Content

J. Robert G. Williams

in The Metaphysics of Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198850205
eISBN:
9780191884672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850205.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter sets out the metaphysics of the mental content of belief and desire that is the focus of the first five chapters of the book: Radical Interpretation. This says that the correct ... More


Radical Interpretation and the Logical Form of Thoughts

J. Robert G. Williams

in The Metaphysics of Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198850205
eISBN:
9780191884672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850205.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is one of three that draws out the consequences of Radical Interpretation for how concepts represent the world. The focus in this chapter is on logical concepts: conjunction, negation, ... More


Radical Interpretation and Reference Magnetism

J. Robert G. Williams

in The Metaphysics of Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198850205
eISBN:
9780191884672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850205.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is one of three that draws out the consequences of Radical Interpretation for how concepts represent the world. A claim associated with David Lewis is that metaphysically fundamental ... More


Radical Interpretation and the Referential Stability of Wrongness

J. Robert G. Williams

in The Metaphysics of Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198850205
eISBN:
9780191884672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850205.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is one of three that draws out the consequences of Radical Interpretation for how concepts represent the world. This chapter introduces a famous ‘moral twin earth’ puzzle about the ... More


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