David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
In Jerry A. Fodor & Ernest LaPore (eds.), Holism: A Consumer Update. Amsterdam: Rodopi. 213-230 (1993)
Meaning Solipsism says that it is possible for there to be a meaningful state without any other meaningful state. The meaning of such a solo meaningful state should be non-natural. The best strategy for establishing Meaning Solipsism is to argue for the determination of the meaning of a possible solo meaningful state via the set of entities the meaning of the state fits. Embracing merely possible and impossible entities is the most straightforward way to do so. Also, a good way to honor analayticities the meaning of a solo meaningful state gives rise to is to insist on certain facts about impossible entities as non-negotiable brute facts
|Keywords||Holism Language Mental Solipsism|
|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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Maciej Witek (2003). Wittgenstein and the Internalism-Externalism Dilemma. In W. Löffler & P. Weingartner (eds.), Knowledge and Belief. Contributions of the Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society.
Mark Rowlands (1991). Towards a Reasonable Version of Methodological Solipsism. Mind and Language 6 (1):39-57.
Harold W. Noonan (1981). Methodological Solipsism. Philosophical Studies 40 (September):269-274.
Katherine J. Morris (1984). In Defense of Methodological Solipsism: A Reply to Noonan. Philosophical Studies 45 (May):399-412.
Gordon G. Globus (1984). Can Methodological Solipsism Be Confined to Psychology? Cognition and Brain Theory 7:233-46.
Harold W. Noonan (1984). Methodological Solipsism: A Reply to Morris. Philosophical Studies 48 (September):285-290.
Lucy F. O'Brien (1996). Solipsism and Self-Reference. European Journal of Philosophy 4 (2):175-194.
Irwin Goldstein (2007). Solipsism and the Solitary Language User. Philosophical Papers 36 (1):35-47.
Jonathan Berg (ed.) (1993). Holism: A Consumer Update. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads4 ( #254,935 of 1,101,087 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #177,551 of 1,101,087 )
How can I increase my downloads?