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Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie

Zweimonatsschrift der internationalen philosophischen Forschung

Ed. by Demmerling, Christoph / Esser, Andrea Marlen / Krüger, Hans-Peter / Menke, Christoph


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Volume 58, Issue 6

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Interview. Gedacht wird in der Welt, nicht im Kopf

Markus Wild / Martin Lenz / Ruth G. Millikan
Published Online: 2010-12-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/dzph.2010.0074

Abstract

This interview deals with the major themes in the work of Ruth Millikan. Her most fundamental idea is that the intentionality of inner and outer representations can be understood in analogy to biological functions. Another innovative feature is the view that thought and language stand parallel to each other. Thirdly, the basic ideas concerning the ontology and the epistemology of concepts are explained. Millikan aims at clarifying her position by contrasting it with Dretske, Fodor, Sellars, and Brandom. Finally, the interview addresses topics that pose problems for her account (e. g. swampman, externalism) as well as questions she does not treat in her work (e. g. fictional discourse and consciousness).

Keywords: biosemantics; concepts; language; Millikan; thought

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Published Online: 2010-12-14

Published in Print: 2010-12-01


Citation Information: Deutsche Zeitschrift für Philosophie Zweimonatsschrift der internationalen philosophischen Forschung, Volume 58, Issue 6, Pages 981–1000, ISSN (Print) 0012-1045, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/dzph.2010.0074.

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