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Psychosemantics The Problem of Meaning in the Philosophy of Mind

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ISBN-10: 0262560526

ISBN-13: 9780262560528

Edition: 1989 (Reprint)

Authors: Jerry A. Fodor

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Psychosemantics explores the relation between commonsense psychological theories and problems that are central to semantics and the philosophy of language. Building on and extending Fodor's earlier work it puts folk psychology on firm theoretical ground and rebuts externalist, holist, and naturalist threats to its position Jerry A. Fodor is Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University and at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of Modularity of Mind and RePresentations: Philosophical Essays on the Foundations of Cognitive Science. This book is included in the series Explorations in Cognitive Science, edited by Margaret A. Boden. A Bradford Book.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/7/1989
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 5.94" wide x 9.25" long x 0.41" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Frank Biermann is Professor of Political Science and Environmental Policy Sciences at VU University Amsterdam and Visiting Professor of Earth System Governance at Lund University. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of fifteen books, including Managers of Global Change: The Influence of International Environmental Bureaucracies (coedited with Bernd Siebenh�ner) and Global Environmental Governance Reconsidered (coedited with Philipp Pattberg), both published by the MIT Press.Jerry A. Fodor is State of New Jersey Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He is the author of The Mind Doesn't Work That Way: The Scope and Limits of Computational Psychology (MIT Press) and other books.

Preface
Introduction: The Persistence of the Attitudes
Individualism and Supervenience
Meaning Holism
Meaning and the World Order
Epilogue Creation Myth
Appendix Why There Still Has to be a Language of Thought
Notes
References
Author Index