New Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Mind

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Maite Ezcurdia, Robert Stainton, Christopher David Viger
University of Calgary Press, 2004 - Philosophy - 449 pages
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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 MaciĆ, Guillermo Hurtado, Dorit Bar-On, Diana PĆ©rez, Georges Rey, Irwin Goldstein, Mark Lance and Alessandra Tanesini, Shaun Nichols and Stephen Stich, Daniel Stoljar, Paul Thagard and Rob Wilson.

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Contents

Binding into Character
29
What is a Change?
81
Context Dependent Quantifiers and Donkey Anaphora
97
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About the author (2004)

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

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

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