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" neither language nor thinking can be fully explained in terms of the other, and neither has conceptual priority. The two are, indeed, linked in the sense that each requires the other in order to be understood, but the linkage is not so complete that either... "
Articulating Reasons: An Introduction to Inferentialism - Page 5
by Robert BRANDOM, Robert Brandom - 2009 - 240 pages
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Saints and Postmodernism: Revisioning Moral Philosophy

Edith Wyschogrod - Philosophy - 1990 - 298 pages
"In this exciting and important work, Wyschogrod attempts to read contemporary ethical theory against the vast unwieldy tapestry that is postmodernism. . . . [A] provocative ...
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Making it Explicit: Reasoning, Representing, and Discursive Commitment

Robert Brandom - Philosophy - 1998 - 741 pages
...Davidson puts the characteristic contention of relational linguistic views of intentionality this way: "Neither language nor thinking can be fully explained...when reasonably reinforced, to explicate the other." 1 ' 1 The account of intentionality introduced in the rest of this chapter is a linguistic theory in...
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From Dummett's Philosophical Perspective

Anat Matar - Philosophy - 1997 - 219 pages
...p.311). All this ambiguity stems from the obvious fact that Davidson aims at some middle position. "Neither language nor thinking can be fully explained...of the other, and neither has conceptual priority" (1984, p. 156). This quote does not only represent Davidson's view of the relation between language...
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Consciousness and Intentionality

Grant Gillett, John McMillan - Philosophy - 2001 - 263 pages
...sophistication in mental states and, with Davidson, be somewhat coy about the primacy of one or the other: neither language nor thinking can be fully explained...of the other, and neither has conceptual priority. (1984: p. 156) The main objective of this chapter is to outline how understanding concepts and rule...
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How Scientific Practices Matter: Reclaiming Philosophical Naturalism

Joseph Rouse - Philosophy - 2003 - 383 pages
...utterances or actions and unexpressed beliefs and desires. Brandom quotes Davidson on the key point: “Neither language nor thinking can be fully explained...when reasonably reinforced, to explicate the other” (Davidson 1984, 156; cited in Brandom 1994, 151). Davidson and Brandom do not, then, require a conception...
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Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Readings

Timothy O'Connor, David Robb - Philosophy - 2003 - 596 pages
...illuminated by analysing or explaining it in terms of the other. The assumption is, I think, false: neither language nor thinking can be fully explained...when reasonably reinforced, to explicate the other. To make good this claim what is chiefly needed is to show how thought depends on speech, and this is...
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