Erkenntnis

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 105–115

Semantic Localism and the Locality of Content

  • Catherine J. L. Talmage
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Abstract

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.

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REFERENCES

  1. Bilgrami, Akeel.: 1992, Belief and Meaning, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishers.Google Scholar
  2. Devitt, Michael.: 1996, Coming to Our Senses, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  3. Devitt, Michael and Kim Sterelny.: 1993, Language and Reality, Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press.Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Catherine J. L. Talmage
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyVancouverCanada

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