Australasian Journal of Philosophy 85 (3):457-472 (2007)
|Abstract||It is widely believed that Twin-Earth-style thought experiments show that the contents of a person's thoughts fail to supervene on her intrinsic properties. Several recent philosophers have made the further claim that Twin-Earth-style thought experiments produce metaphysically necessary conditions for the possession of certain concepts. I argue that the latter view is false, and produce counterexamples to several proposed conditions. My thesis is of particular interest because it undermines some attempts to show that externalism is incompatible with privileged access.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Neil Levy (2011). Moore on Twin Earth. Erkenntnis 75 (1):137-146.
Katalin Farkas (2006). Semantic Internalism and Externalism. In Ernest Lepore & Barry C. Smith (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language. Oxford University Press.
Michael Rubin (2008). Sound Intuitions on Moral Twin Earth. Philosophical Studies 139 (3):307 - 327.
Jane Heal (1998). Externalism and Memory. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 72 (72):77-94.
Michael Tye (1998). Externalism and Memory. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 72 (72):77-94.
Katalin Farkas (2003). Does Twin Earth Rest on a Mistake? Croatian Journal of Philosophy 3 (8):155-169.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads61 ( #15,472 of 548,972 )
Recent downloads (6 months)8 ( #8,782 of 548,972 )
How can I increase my downloads?