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Donald Davidson on Truth, Meaning, and the Mental
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Donald Davidson on Truth, Meaning, and the Mental

Gerhard Preyer

Abstract

In recent decades the analysis of the connection of truth, meaning, and the mental has been a major philosophical question, and Donald Davidson has brought together these subjects in a unified theory of thought, meaning, action, and evaluation. This volume features specially written essays from the most important philosophers working on the subject, and the collection reappraises Davidson’s philosophy with an engaging and illuminating discussion of various problems in the philosophy of truth, meaning, and the mental. In particular, Lepore and Ludwig’s interpretation of Davidson’s philosophy pr ... More

Keywords: philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, epistemology, truth theory, radical interpretation, semantic paradoxes, adverbial modification, holism, propositional attitudes, rationality, first-person authority, perceptual experience, content determination

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199697519
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697519.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerhard Preyer, author
Goethe-University, Frankfurt

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