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The Language of Thought

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674510302

Publication Date: 01/22/1980


214 pages


The Language and Thought Series

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Two Kinds of Reductionism
    • Logical Behaviorism
    • Physiological Reductionism
  • 1. First Approximations
  • 2. Private Language, Public Languages
    • Why There Has to be a Private Language
    • How There Could be a Private Language
    • What the Private Language Must Be Like
  • 3. The Structure of the Internal Code: Some Linguistic Evidence
    • The Vocabulary of Internal Representations
  • 4. The Structure of the Internal Code: Some Psychological Evidence
  • Conclusion: Scope and Limits
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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