LOT Meets Frege's Problem (Among Others)

Jerry A. Fodor

in LOT 2

Published in print August 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548774
Published online February 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191721106 | DOI:
LOT Meets Frege's Problem (Among Others)

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There are two closely related issues that a theory of intentional mental states and processes might reasonably be expected to address: Frege's problem and the problem of publicity. This chapter shows that that a LOT version of representational theory of mind (RTM) has the resources to cope with both of them. It presents a survey of the relevant geography as viewed from a LOT/RTM perspective.

Keywords: language of thought; representational theory of mind; mental states; Frege's problem; problem of publicity

Chapter.  18413 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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