Mental content and the division of epistemic labour

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 69 (September):302-18 (1991)
Tyler Burge's critique of individualistic conceptions of mental content is well known.This paper employs a novel strategy to defend a strong form of Burge's conclusion. The division of epistemic labor rests on the possibility of language-mediated transactions, such as asking for something in a store and getting it. The paper shows that any individualistic conception of content will render such transactions unintelligible.
Keywords Epistemic  Epistemology  Language  Mental Content  Social Philosophy  Thought
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