Chomsky and His Critics / Edition 1

Chomsky and His Critics / Edition 1

by Louise M. Antony
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631200215

ISBN-13: 9780631200215

Pub. Date: 05/15/2003

Publisher: Wiley

In this compelling volume, ten distinguished thinkers — William G. Lycan, Galen Strawson, Jeffrey Poland, Georges Rey, Frances Egan, Paul Horwich, Peter Ludlow, Paul Pietroski, Alison Gopnik, and Ruth Millikan — address a variety of conceptual issues raised in Noam Chomsky's work.

  • Distinguished list of critics: William G. Lycan, Galen

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Overview

In this compelling volume, ten distinguished thinkers — William G. Lycan, Galen Strawson, Jeffrey Poland, Georges Rey, Frances Egan, Paul Horwich, Peter Ludlow, Paul Pietroski, Alison Gopnik, and Ruth Millikan — address a variety of conceptual issues raised in Noam Chomsky's work.

  • Distinguished list of critics: William G. Lycan, Galen Strawson, Jeffrey Poland, Georges Rey, Frances Egan, Paul Horwich, Peter Ludlow, Paul Pietroski, Alison Gopnik, and Ruth Millikan.
  • Includes Chomsky's substantial new replies and responses to each essay.
  • The best critical introduction to Chomsky's thought as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631200215
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/15/2003
Series:
Philosophers and their Critics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction: Norbert Hornstein (University of Maryland, College Park) and Louise M. Antony (The Ohio State University).

1. Chomsky on the Mind-Body Problem: William G. Lycan (University of North Carolina).

2. Chomsky's Challenge to Physicalism: Jeffrey Poland (University of Nebraska-Lincoln).

3. Real Materialism: Galen Strawson (University of Reading).

4. Naturalistic Inquiry: Where does Mental Representation Fit In?: Frances Egan (Rutgers University).

5. Chomsky, Intentinality and a CRTT: Georges Rey (University of Maryland, College Park).

6. Referential Semantics for I-languages?: Peter Ludlow (State University of New York, Stony Brook).

7. Meaning and Its Place in the Language Faculty: Paul Horwich (Graduate Center of the City University of New York).

8. Small Verbs, Complex Events: Analyticity without Synonymy: Paul M. Pietroski (University of Maryland, College Park).

9. In Defense of Public Language: Ruth Garrett Millikan (University of Connecticut).

10. The Theory Theory as an Alternative to the Innateness Hypothesis: Alison Gopnik (Universtiy of California at Berkeley).

11. Replies: Noam Chomsky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

12. Major Works By and About Noam Chomsky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

Index.

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