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Non‐Etiological Mind‐Based Externalism

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/9780199534999.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses externalist theories of mental content that do not involve the mediation of thought by language and in which history is not crucial. It argues that the asymmetric dependence ... More


Can We Explain Intentionality?

Brian Loar

in Consciousness and Meaning: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199673353
eISBN:
9780191758935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673353.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Here Loar offers a critique of Jerry Fodor’s asymmetric dependence theory of intentional content. Fodor’s account is a version of the idea that meaning is information, that a predicate refers to a ... More


The Mismatch Problem for Tracking Theories

Angela Mendelovici

in The Phenomenal Basis of Intentionality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190863807
eISBN:
9780190863838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863807.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

One prominent theory of intentionality is the tracking theory, on which original intentionality arises from tracking, where tracking is detecting, carrying information about or having the function of ... More


Perceptual Capacities

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/9780198827702.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Perception is constitutively a matter of discriminating and singling out particulars by employing perceptual capacities. To be a perceiver is to possess such capacities, to perceive is to employ ... More


Perceptual Evidence

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/9780198827702.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 7 introduces a distinction between two kinds of evidence: phenomenal evidence (evidence that corresponds to how our environment sensorily seems to us) and factive evidence (evidence that is ... More


Perceptual Capacities, Knowledge, and Gettier Cases

Susanna Schellenberg

in Explaining Knowledge: New Essays on the Gettier Problem

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198724551
eISBN:
9780191840142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724551.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

I will exploit the basic commitments of capacitivism to develop a distinctive externalist view of perceptual knowledge. The basic idea of capacitivism is that perception is constitutively a matter of ... More


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