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  1. Magic, Semantics, and Putnam's Vat Brains.Mark Sprevak & Christina McLeish - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 35 (2):227-236.
    In this paper we offer an exegesis of Hilary Putnam’s classic argument against the brain-in-avat hypothesis offered in his Reason, truth and history (1981). In it, Putnam argues that we cannot be brains in a vat because the semantics of the situation make it incoherent for anyone to wonder whether they are a brain a vat. Putnam’s argument is that in order for ‘I am a brain in a vat’ to be true, the person uttering it would have to be (...)
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    Am I a Rodent?Christina Mcleish - 2007 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 38 (3):668-677.
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    Magic, Semantics, and Putnam’s Vat Brains.Mark Sprevak & Christina Mcleish - 2003 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 35 (2):227-236.
    In this paper we offer an exegesis of Hilary Putnam’s classic argument against the brain-in-a-vat hypothesis offered in his Reason, truth and history. In it, Putnam argues that we cannot be brains in a vat because the semantics of the situation make it incoherent for anyone to wonder whether they are a brain in a vat. Putnam’s argument is that in order for ‘I am a brain in a vat’ to be true, the person uttering it would have to be (...)
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  4. Am I a Rodent?Christina McLeish - 2007 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 38 (3):668-677.
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