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Julius Caesar and George Berkeley Play Leapfrog

Simon Blackburn

in Practical Tortoise Raising

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199548057
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191594953 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548057.003.0015
Julius Caesar and George Berkeley Play Leapfrog

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This chapter is a response to the view expressed by John McDowell in which the mind relates to the world by absorbing facts, thought of as worldly items, within itself. It argues that the metaphors need unpacking, and when this is done a better view is obtained.

Keywords: realism; idealism; observation; the given; content; mind; world; John McDowell

Chapter.  9377 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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