David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophical Papers 33 (2):171-202 (2004)
Abstract According to Russellianism, the content of a Russellian thought, in which a person ascribes a monadic property to an object, can be represented as an ordered couple of the object and the property. A consequence of this is that it is not possible for a person to believe that a is F and not to believe b is F, when a=b. Many critics of Russellianism suppose that this is possible and thus that Russellianism is false. Several arguments for this claim are criticized and it is argued that Russellians need not appeal to representational notions in order to defeat them. Contrary to popular opinion, the prospects for a pure Russellianism, a Russellianism without representations, are in fact very good
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Sean Crawford (2008). Quantifiers and Propositional Attitudes: Quine Revisited. Synthese 160 (1):75 - 96.
Similar books and articles
David M. Braun (2000). Russellianism and Psychological Generalizations. Noûs 34 (2):203-236.
David Braun (2001). Russellianism and Prediction. Philosophical Studies 105 (1):59 - 105.
David Braun (2001). Russellianism and Explanation. Noûs 35 (s15):253-289.
Jan Almäng (2012). Russellian Propositions and Properties. Metaphysica 13 (1):7-25.
Brad J. Thompson (2008). Representationalism and the Conceivability of Inverted Spectra. Synthese 160 (2):203-213.
Brad J. Thompson (2006). Color Constancy and Russellian Representationalism. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 84 (1):75-94.
David M. Braun (1998). Understanding Belief Reports. Philosophical Review 107 (4):555-595.
Philip Atkins (2013). A Pragmatic Solution to Ostertag's Puzzle. Philosophical Studies 163 (2):359-365.
Gary Ostertag (2009). A Problem for Russellian Theories of Belief. Philosophical Studies 146 (2):249 - 267.
Seyed N. Mousavian (2010). Neo-meinongian neo-Russellians. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91 (2):229-259.
Cody Gilmore (2014). Parts of Propositions. In Shieva Kleinschmidt (ed.), Mereology and Location. Oxford University Press. 156-208.
Kenneth A. Taylor (1997). Review: Accomodationist Neo-Russellianism. [REVIEW] Noûs 31 (4):538 - 556.
Kenneth A. Taylor (1997). Francois Recanati'sdirect Reference: From Language to Thoughtaccomodationist Neo-Russellianism. Noûs 31 (4):538–556.
Francesco Pupa (2010). On the Russellian Reformation. Philosophical Studies 147 (2):247 - 271.
Jeff Speaks (2009). Transparency, Intentionalism, and the Nature of Perceptual Content. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 79 (3):539-573.
Added to index2010-08-24
Total downloads52 ( #31,699 of 1,103,008 )
Recent downloads (6 months)10 ( #21,045 of 1,103,008 )
How can I increase my downloads?