Philosophical Papers: Volume 2, Mind, Language and Reality
Introduction 1 Language and philosophy 2 The analytic and synthetic 3 Do true assertions correspond to reality? 4 Some issues in the theory of grammar 5 The 'innateness hypothesis' and explanatory models in linguistics 6 How not to talk about meaning 7 Review of The concept of a person 8 Is semantics possible? 9 The refutation of conventionalism 10 Reply to Gerald Massey 11 Explanation and reference 12 The meaning of 'meaning' 13 Language and reality 14 Philosophy and our mental life 15 Dreaming and 'depth grammar' 16 Brains and behaviour 17 Other minds 18 Minds and machines 19 Robots: machines or artificially created life? 20 The mental life of some machines 21 The nature of mental states 22 Logical positivism and the philosophy of mind Bibliography Index.
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Language and philosophy
The analytic and the synthetic
Do true assertions correspond to reality?
Some issues in the theory of grammar
The innateness hypothesis and explanatory models in linguistics
How not to talk about meaning
Review of The concept of a person
Is semantics possible?
Philosophy and our mental life
Dreaming and depth grammar
Brains and behavior
Minds and machines
Robots machines or artificially created life?
The mental life of some machines
The nature of mental states
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