Introduction: Searching for the Natural Origins of Content

Philosophia 43 (3):505-519 (2015)
Daniel D. Hutto
University of Wollongong
This paper introduces this special issue which is focused on its target paper - The Natural Origins of Content. The target paper has had a robust and considered set of fifteen replies; a literal A to Z of papers. This extended introduction explains the background thinking and challenges that motivated the target article's proposed research programme. It also provides a sneak peak preview and navigational aid to the special issue’s contents. Brief highlights of each commentary are provided and they are grouped together under broad headings. We do not attempt to give detailed replies to these suggestions or answer the various critiques at this stage of the proceedings: that is for future work
Keywords Radical Enactivism  Hard Problem of Content  Mental Content  Naturalism  Mental Representations  Biosemantics  Neo-Pragmatism  Intentional Stance
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DOI 10.1007/s11406-015-9642-2
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