Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes from the Philosophy of Gareth Evans

Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes from the Philosophy of Gareth Evans

by Jose Luis Bermudez
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199248966

ISBN-13: 9780199248964

Pub. Date: 09/15/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Gareth Evans (1946-1980) was arguably the finest philosopher of his generation; he died tragically young, but the work he completed has had a seismic impact on the philosophies of language and mind. In this volume an outstanding international team of contributors offer illuminating perspectives on Evans's groundbreaking work, paying tribute to his achievements and

Overview

Gareth Evans (1946-1980) was arguably the finest philosopher of his generation; he died tragically young, but the work he completed has had a seismic impact on the philosophies of language and mind. In this volume an outstanding international team of contributors offer illuminating perspectives on Evans's groundbreaking work, paying tribute to his achievements and leading his ideas in new directions.

Contributors

José Luis Bermúdez, John Campbell, Quassim Cassam, E. J. Lowe, John McDowell, Christopher Peacocke, Ian Rumfitt, Ken Safir, Mark Sainsbury

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199248964
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, José Luis Bermúdez
1. Evans's Frege, John McDowell
2. Names in free logical truth theory, Mark Sainsbury
3. Plural terms: another variety of referring expression?, Ian Rumfitt
4. Abandoning co-reference, Ken Safir
5. Evans and the sense of 'I', Jose Luis Bermudez
6. Information-processing, phenomenal consciousness, and Molyneux's question, John Campbell
7. Another I: representing conscious states, perception, and others, Christopher Peacocke
8. Space and objective experience, Quassim Cassam
9. Identity, vagueness, and modality, E. J. Lowe
Bibliography

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