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Author Gillett, Grant, 1950-
Title Representation, meaning, and thought / Grant Gillett.
Imprint Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.

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Author Gillett, Grant, 1950-
Subject Semantics (Philosophy)
Mental representation.
Meaning (Psychology)
Description 1 online resource (viii, 213 pages)
monochrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1002
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-209) and index.
Summary This study examines the relationship between thought and language by considering the views of Kant and the later Wittgenstein alongside many strands of contemporary debate in the area of mental content, represented by the work of Evans, Peacocke, and McGinn. Building on an analysis of the nature of concepts and conceptions of objects, Grant Gillett generates an interesting account of psychological explanation and of the subject of experience. He offers a novel perspective on mental representation and linguistic meaning, accommodating the vexed topics of cognitive roles and singular thought. He concludes by outlining certain considerations relevant to sceptical arguments and the nature of perception. The synthesis that results from this project shows some significant correlations with contemporary work in cognitive and developmental psychology and is directly relevant to work in epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophical psychology.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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Contents 1. Concepts and Generality -- 2. The Subject of Experience -- 3. Mental Explanation and the Content of Thought -- 4. Cognitive Development and Cognitive Systems -- 5. Representations -- 6. Linguistic Meaning -- 7. Cognitive Significance -- 8. Singular Thought -- 9. Mind-Dependence and Reality.
Note English.
ISBN 9780191680045
0191680044
0198239939
9780198239932
OCLC # 645929407
Additional Format Print version: Gillett, Grant, 1950- Representation, meaning, and thought. Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1992 (DLC) 92015170 (OCoLC)25747982.


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