Donald Davidson

A Mismatched Couple of Vocabularies for the Same Reality
  • Andrea Eugenio Cavanna
  • Andrea Nani


Donald Davidson was one of the greatest analytic philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. His ideas have been influential and stirred important debates across philosophy of language, epistemology, and philosophy of mind.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Eugenio Cavanna
    • 1
  • Andrea Nani
    • 2
  1. 1.Michael Trimble Neuropsychiatry Research GroupBSMHFT and University of Birmingham Aston UniversityBirminghamUK
  2. 2.Michael Trimble Neuropsychiatry Research GroupBSMHFT and University of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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