Book Volume 104 2007

Thought-Contents

On the Ontology of Belief and the Semantics of Belief Attribution

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5084-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-5085-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVIII

  2. Preliminaries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-38

      Terms of the Art

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-78

      Adequacy Conditions and Failed Theories

  3. Ontology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-80

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      Chapter

      Pages 81-120

      Logical Forms and Mental Representations: The Lesson Russell's Multiple Relation Theory of Judgment

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      Chapter

      Pages 121-167

      Thought-Contents, Senses, and the Belief Relation: the Proto-Theory

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-201

      Thought-Contents, Senses, and the Belief Relation: the Full Theory

  4. Semantics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-204

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      Chapter

      Pages 205-233

      Belief Reports and Compositional Semantics

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      Chapter

      Pages 235-263

      Meeting the Semantical Adequacy Conditions

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      Chapter

      Pages 265-293

      Objections and Replies

  5. Rear-Guard Action

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-296

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      Chapter

      Pages 297-328

      The Case for Object-Dependent Thoughts

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      Chapter

      Pages 329-356

      A Critique of Rival Accounts of Singular Thoughts

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 357-374