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Thought-Contents: On the Ontology of Belief and the Semantics of Belief Attribution (Philosophical Studies Series) ePub download

by Steven E. Boër

  • Author: Steven E. Boër
  • ISBN: 1402050844
  • ISBN13: 978-1402050848
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
  • Publisher: Springer; 2007 edition (December 8, 2006)
  • Pages: 380
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Thought-Contents: On the Ontology of Belief and the Semantics of Belief Attribution (Philosophical Studies Series) ePub download

This book provides a formal ontology of senses and the belief-relation that grounds the distinction between de dicto .

as well as ordinary objects, beliefs of arbitrary complexity are automatically accommodated.

Thought-Contents book. According to our commonsense view of the matter, beliefs, desires, intentions and the like are special kinds of internal states the possession of which by a given cr- ture potentially explains its behavior and otherwise renders the creature intelligible to us.

He casts new light not only on the nature of truth but on these philosophical debates themselves

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On the Ontology of Belief and the Semantics of Belief Attribution (Philosophical Studies Series). Published December 8, 2006 by Springer.

Title: Thought-Contents Subtitle: On the Ontology of Belief and the Semantics of Belief Attribution Series Title: Philosophical Studies Series Published: 2007 .

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Philosophical Studies Series. Springer Science & Business Media. So-called folk psychology provides us with a rough-and-ready network of counterfactuals delimiting the role supposedly played by these internal states v- à-vis perceptual input, inference, and behavioral output in a normal member of our species.

Published in J. Philosophical Logic 2009. Thought-Contents: On the Ontology of Belief and the Semantics of Belief Attribution. Designating propositions. The Substitution Anomaly is the failure of intuitively coreferential expressions of the corresponding forms that S and the proposition that S to be intersubstitutable salva veritate under certain ‘selective’ attitudinal verbs that grammatically accept both sorts of terms as complements. The Semantics of Belief Ascriptions.

This book provides a formal ontology of senses and the belief-relation that grounds the distinction between de dicto, de re, and de se beliefs as well as the opacity of belief reports. According to this ontology, the relata of the belief-relation are an agent and a special sort of object-dependent sense (a "thought-content"), the latter being an "abstract" property encoding various syntactic and semantic constraints on sentences of a language of thought.

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