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New Essays in the Philosophy of Language of Mind

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:27am

Maite Ezcurdia (Editor)
Robert J. Stainton (Editor)
Christopher Viger (Editor)
978-0-91949-130-4
(Paperback)
$44.95 CAD / $44.95 USD
464 pages

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About the Book: 

This volume contains fourteen essays discussing recent issues in the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. The collection is arranged into three sections: one on language, one on the intersection of language and mind, and a final section on mind. The topics include the context-sensitivity of semantics, anaphora, proper names, the nature of understanding, folk psychology and the Theory of Mind, self-awareness, the structure of the human mind and the extent to which it is modular, among others. The contributors are Herman Cappelen and Ernest Lepore, Josh Dever, Jeff King, Josep Macià, Guillermo Hurtado, Dorit Bar-On, Diana Pérez, Georges Rey, Irwin Goldstein, Mark Lance and Alessandra Tanesini, Shaun Nichols and Stephen Stich, Daniel Stoljar, Paul Thagard and Rob Wilson.

About the Author(s): 

Maite Ezcurdia is Research Fellow at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas at the National University of Mexico (UNAM).

Robert Stainton is an associate professor at the University of Western Ontario.

Christopher Viger is an assistant professor at the University of Western Ontario.