Why Don't Concepts Constitute a Natural Kind?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (2-3):222 - 223 (2010)

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Richard Samuels
Ohio State University
Michael Ferreira
Ohio State University
Abstract
Machery argues that concepts do not constitute a natural kind. We argue that this is a mistake. When appropriately construed, his discussion in fact bolsters the claim that concepts are a natural kind
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