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Readings in Philosophy of Psychology, Volume II

Edited by Ned Block

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674594722

Publication Date: 01/01/1981

366 pages


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  • Introduction: What Is Philosophy of Psychology? [Ned Block]
  • I. Mental Representation
    • Introduction: Mental Representations and Languages of Thought [David Hills]
    • 1. Selections from Mental Acts [Peter Geach]
    • 2. Language Learning [Gilbert Harman]
    • 3. Propositional Attitudes [Jerry A. Fodor]
    • 4. A Cure for the Common Code? [Daniel C. Dennett]
    • 5. Mental Representation [Hartry H. Field]
  • II. Imagery
    • Introduction: What Are Mental Images? [Georges Rey]
    • 6. The Nature of Images and the Introspective Trap [Daniel C. Dennett]
    • 7. Imagistic Representation [Jerry A. Fodor]
    • 8. Imagery, Propositions, and the Form of Internal Representations [Stephen M. Kosslyn and James R. Pomerantz]
    • 9. Imagery and Artificial Intelligence [Zenon W. Pylyshyn]
  • III. The Subject Matter of Grammar
    • Introduction: Some Notes on What Linguistics Is About [Jerry A. Fodor]
    • 10. Grammar, Psychology, and Indeterminacy [Stephen P. Stich]
    • 11. What the Linguist Is Talking About [Noam Chomsky and Jerrold J. Katz]
    • 12. The Psychological Unreality of Semantic Representations [Janet D. Fodor, Jerry A. Fodor, and Merrill F. Garrett]
    • 13. The Real Status of Semantic Representations [Jerrold J. Katz]
  • IV. Innate Ideas
    • Introduction: What Is Innateness? [Ned Block]
    • 14. Innate Ideas [Jerrold J. Katz]
    • 15. The “Innateness Hypothesis” and Explanatory Models in Linguistics [Hilary Putnam]
    • 16. Reply to Putnam [Noam Chomsky]
    • 17. On Cognitive Capacity [Noam Chomsky]
    • 18. The Specificity of Language Skills [Jerry A. Fodor, Thomas G. Bever, and Merrill F. Garrett]
    • 19. What Is Innate and Why [Hilary Putnam]
    • 20. Discussion of Putnam’s Comments [Noam Chomsky]
    • 21. Comment on Chomsky’s Reply [Hilary Putnam]
  • Index

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