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A Metaphysics for the MobThe Philosophy of George Berkeley$
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John Russell Roberts

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195313932

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313932.001.0001

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 Knowing Spirits

 Knowing Spirits

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(p.73) III Knowing Spirits
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A Metaphysics for the Mob
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John Russell Roberts (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313932.003.0003

This chapter explores the ramifications that the attribution to Berkeley of a use theory of meaning has for the interpretation of the divine language thesis, the relationship between individual spirits, the nature of spirits themselves. It is shown that the basic relations between spirits are normative in nature. For the purposes of elucidation, Berkeley's approach is compared and contrasted with that of Daniel Dennett's “intentional stance”.

Keywords:   active/passive, sign, other minds, non-cognitivism, intentional stance, religious stance, Wittgenstein, Daniel Dennett

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