Naturalizing the Mind

Philosophical Review 106 (3):429 (1997)

David Sosa
University of Texas at Austin
Aware that the representational thesis is more plausible for the attitudinal than for the phenomenal, Dretske courageously focuses on sensory experience, where progress in our philosophical understanding of the mental has lagged. His view, essentially, is that what makes any mental state what it is is not so much what it's like as what it's about.
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI 10.2307/2998400
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