Thick Concepts and Thick Descriptions

In Thick Concepts. Oxford University Press. pp. 60 (2013)

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Simon Kirchin
University of Kent
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In this article I compare Ryle's notion of a thick description with Williams' notion of a thick concept so as to illuminate our understanding of both. In doing so I suggest lines of thought that show us that the notion of 'evaluation' in play in many people's writings should be broadened. Doing so will help to lessen the credibility of separationist notions of thick concepts
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