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Cognitive Significance

Grant Gillett

in Representation, Meaning, and Thought

Published in print November 1992 | ISBN: 9780198239932
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680045 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239932.003.0008
Cognitive Significance

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This chapter discusses the different problems that surround identity statements and singular thoughts. Several methodological solipsism accounts of cognitive significance are criticized, while a view that draws on human practices is also highlighted.

Keywords: problems; identity statements; singular thoughts; methodological solipsism; cognitive significance; human practices

Chapter.  6838 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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