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Qualia Empiricism

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/9780199534999.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter gathers together the various elements of the correct internalist theory, which is called qualia empiricism. It shows how such a theory can reply to one characteristic form of private ... More


Roads Not Taken

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/9780199695317.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter reviews some theories we do not adopt: two versions of Fregeanism, and two versions of Millianism.


Possible Worlds and the Necessary A Posteriori

Frank Jackson

in Modality: Metaphysics, Logic, and Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199565818
eISBN:
9780191722004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565818.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

W. V. Quine's famous objection to essentialism has provoked two responses. The unfriendly response is that it conflates the de re and the de dicto. The friendly response does not dispute the point ... More


Apriorism about Modality

Scott Sturgeon

in Modality: Metaphysics, Logic, and Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199565818
eISBN:
9780191722004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565818.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter argues that a priori reflection is at best a fallible guide to modality (both possibility and necessity). It also claims that the usefulness of a priori reflection, as a guide to ... More


The Skeptical Argument Impugning Psychophysical Identity Statements: on its Significance and the Cost of its Philosophical Resources

LaPorte Joseph

in Rigid Designation and Theoretical Identities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199609208
eISBN:
9780191745027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609208.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

This chapter argues that the skeptical argument impugning psychophysical identities is significant if convincing and that the significant impact of the argument comes at little cost, in terms of ... More


The Nature of Modality

Boris Kment

in Modality and Explanatory Reasoning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199604685
eISBN:
9780191758928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604685.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 2 states the analysis of modality to be developed, provides some initial motivation for it, and highlights a few of its distinctive features. It starts with a discussion of three plausible ... More


Carnap, the Necessary A Posteriori, and Metaphysical Anti-realism

Stephen Biggs and Jessica Wilson

in Ontology after Carnap

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199661985
eISBN:
9780191748363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661985.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, History of Philosophy

In Meaning and Necessity, Carnap advances an intensional semantic framework on which modal claims are knowable a priori, since true in virtue of semantic rules alone. In ‘Empiricism, Semantics, and ... More


Indexical Thought

François Recanati

in Mental Files in Flux

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790358
eISBN:
9780191837029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790358.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter inaugurates the second part of the book, which is dedicated to communication across contexts and, in particular, to the communication of indexical thoughts. Indexical thought is ... More


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