Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behavior.

Oxford: Clarendon Press (2006)
Abstract
Mark Wilson presents a highly original and broad-ranging investigation of the way we get to grips with the world conceptually, and the way that philosophical problems commonly arise from this. He combines traditional philosophical concerns about human conceptual thinking with illuminating data derived from a large variety of fields including physics and applied mathematics, cognitive psychology, and linguistics. Wandering Significance offers abundant new insights and perspectives for philosophers of language, mind, and science, and will also reward the interest of psychologists, linguists, and anyone curious about the mysterious ways in which useful language obtains its practical applicability
Keywords Behavior  Cognition  Concept  Epistemology  Intensionality  Mind  Psycholinguistics  Thinking
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $59.50 used (56% off)   $106.91 new (21% off)   $128.25 direct from Amazon (5% off)    Amazon page
Call number BD418.3.W53 2006
ISBN(s) 0199269254   9780199269259
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 10,330
External links
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
Nat Hansen (2011). Color Adjectives and Radical Contextualism. Linguistics and Philosophy 34 (3):201-221.

View all 16 citations

Similar books and articles
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

58 ( #25,236 of 1,096,570 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

3 ( #99,452 of 1,096,570 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.