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Teleosemantics
     

Teleosemantics

by David Papineau, Graham Macdonald
 

ISBN-10: 0199270279

ISBN-13: 9780199270279

Pub. Date: 11/10/2006

Publisher: OUP Oxford

Teleosemantics seeks to explain meaning and other intentional phenomena in terms of their function in the life of the species. This volume of new essays from an impressive line-up of well-known contributors offers a valuable summary of the current state of the teleosemantics debate.

Overview

Teleosemantics seeks to explain meaning and other intentional phenomena in terms of their function in the life of the species. This volume of new essays from an impressive line-up of well-known contributors offers a valuable summary of the current state of the teleosemantics debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199270279
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Publication date:
11/10/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Teleosemantics: The Programme, Prospects, and Problems, Graham Macdonald and David Papineau
2. Language, Modularity, and Evolution, Kim Sterelny
3. Mental Representation, Naturalism, and Teleosemantics, Peter Godfrey-Smith
4. Representation, Teleosemantics, and the Problem of Self-Knowledge, Fred Dretske
5. The Epistemological Objection to Opaque Teleological Theories of Content, Frank Jackson
6. Useless Content, Ruth Millikan
7. On Thinking of Kinds: A Neuroscientific Perspective, Dan Ryder
8. Teleosemantics and the Consumer, Mohan Matthen
9. . Content for Cognitive Science, Karen Neander
10. Representation and Unexploited Content, Robert Cummins, Jim Blackmon, David Byrd, Alexa Lee, and Martin Roth
11. Fearing Fluffy: The Content of an Emotional Appraisal, Carolyn Price

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