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Intentionality

John Heil

in From an Ontological Point of View

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259748
eISBN:
9780191597657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259747.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Dispositions ground the of‐ness and about‐ness of thought. What a thought is about can depend on the world, but a thought's trajectory is internally fixed. ‘Swampman’ is exhibited as a ... More


Swampman, response-dependence, and meaning

Nathaniel Goldberg

in Donald Davidson on Truth, Meaning, and the Mental

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697519
eISBN:
9780191742316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697519.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

Lepore and Ludwig correctly observe that Davidson’s account of radical interpretation is in tension with his Swampman thought experiment. Nonetheless, the chapter argues, they fail to see the extent ... More


Organisms

Simon J. Evnine

in Making Objects and Events: A Hylomorphic Theory of Artifacts, Actions, and Organisms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779674
eISBN:
9780191825989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779674.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The account of hylomorphic structure developed for artifacts is in this chapter extended to organisms. An account is given of the origin of organisms in sexual reproduction that is modeled on the ... More


Justification, Luminosity, and Credences

Susanna Schellenberg

in The Unity of Perception: Content, Consciousness, Evidence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827702
eISBN:
9780191866784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827702.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 8 discusses the repercussions of capacitism for the justification of beliefs, the credences we should assign to perceptual beliefs, and the luminosity of mental states. In light of this ... More


Visual Awareness and Visual Qualia*

Christopher S. Hill

in Meaning, Mind, and Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665822
eISBN:
9780191766336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665822.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There seems to be an unbridgeable gulf between the physical realm and the qualitative realm, but this intuition can be explained away, and all of the philosophical arguments for property dualism can ... More


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