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Concepts Are Beliefs About Essences

University of Konstanz, GERMANY, KOPS

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Title Concepts Are Beliefs About Essences
 
Creator Haas-Spohn, Ulrike
Spohn, Wolfgang
 
Subject Philosophy
 
Description The most promising strategy to understand (sentential) narrow contents or (subsentential) concepts seems to be to conceive them as primary intensions or diagonals within the epistemologically reinterpreted character theory of Kaplan. However, this strategy seems to founder either at Block's dilemma between a too syntacticist or too holistic understanding of narrow contents and concepts or at Schiffer's problem that the character theory depends on functional role semantics without adding anything to it. The paper defends a way of steering midway of Block's dilemma without recourse to functional role semantics, a way perfectly summarized in its title.
 
Publisher Universit├Ąt Konstanz
Fachbereich Philosophie. Fachbereich Philosophie
 
Date 2001
 
Type InProceedings
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier urn:nbn:de:bsz:352-opus-62624
http://kops.ub.uni-konstanz.de/volltexte/2008/6262/
 
Source First publ. in: Proceedings of an Internat. Symposium: "Gottlob Frege: Philosophy of Logic, Language and Knowledge" - Stanford: CSLI Publ., 2001, pp. 287-316
 
Language eng
 
Rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/de/deed.de