Thickness and Theory

Journal of Philosophy 100 (6):275-287 (2003)
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Argues that there is a puzzle about how our own thick concepts, which motivate us simply because they are our own, can be legitimated in any stronger sense than that, from a perspective which is not an “insider perspective.”

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