, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 105-115

First online:

Semantic Localism and the Locality of Content

  • Catherine J. L. TalmageAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy

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Semantic localism is the view of meaning defended by Michael Devitt in Coming to Our Senses. In this paper I assess this view by considering how well it answers the concerns that led Akeel Bilgrami in Belief and Meaning to put forward his thesis of the locality of content.