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The Nature of de re Thought

Kent Bach

in Thought and Reference

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240778
eISBN:
9780191680267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240778.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on de re thoughts about concrete individuals other than oneself. It first schematizes the general form of de re thought and then characterizes the de re representations and ... More


Varieties of de re Thought

Kent Bach

in Thought and Reference

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240778
eISBN:
9780191680267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240778.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

The previous chapter proposed a way of schematizing the general form of de re thought and characterized the de re representations and relations associated with each of the three kinds of de re ... More


Thinking about Specific Things

Tim Crane

in The Objects of Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682744
eISBN:
9780191762970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682744.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

No account of intentionality can be complete unless it explains how thought about specific things (‘specific thought’) is possible: how we can think about one specific thing rather than another. ... More


Thinking About Things: Singular Thought in the Middle Ages

Peter King

in Intentionality, Cognition, and Mental Representation in Medieval Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262748
eISBN:
9780823266586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262748.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Peter King focuses on the problem of singular thought. There are three problems associated with singular thought: (1) whether acts of thinking are able to single out individual things, akin to the ... More


Acquaintance and Essence

Robert C. Stalnaker

in Our Knowledge of the Internal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199545995
eISBN:
9780191719929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545995.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops and further criticizes the foundationalist conception of intentionality. The focus is on a cluster of theses defended by David Lewis concerning singular or de re thought, the ... More


The Role of Objects in Visual Experience

Susanna Siegel

in The Contents of Visual Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195305296
eISBN:
9780199894277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305296.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The distinction between strong and weak veridicality is explained, and by drawing on this distinction, it is argued that experiences have both singular and non-singular contents. The Argument from ... More


Two Dogmas of Russellianism

Robin Jeshion

in Empty Representations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199647057
eISBN:
9780191761041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647057.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

During the last one hundred years, developments within philosophy of language have been guided, even dominated, by three Russellian theses. One is a semantic thesis. Russellian Semantics: There are ... More


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