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Interperspectival Content

Peter Ludlow

Abstract

Peter Ludlow argues that perspectival content, or what some call indexical content, is ineliminable and ubiquitous, running through our accounts of human action and emotions, perception, normative behavior, and even our theories of computation and information. While such content may be ineliminable, it also gives rise to philosophical puzzles—particularly those involving reporting these contents from different perspectival positions. Such puzzles have led some to try and abandon perspectival content, and others to despair of communication across perspectival positions. Ludlow argues that commu ... More

Keywords: interperspectival content, perspectival position, indexicals, communication, information, computation, action, emotions, normativity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198823797
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198823797.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Ludlow, author