Jerry Fodor on non-conceptual content

  title={Jerry Fodor on non-conceptual content},
  author={Katalin Balog},
  • K. Balog
  • Published 4 July 2009
  • Philosophy
  • Synthese
Proponents of non-conceptual content have recruited it for various philosophical jobs. Some epistemologists have suggested that it may play the role of “the given” that Sellars is supposed to have exorcised from philosophy. Some philosophers of mind (e.g., Dretske) have suggested that it plays an important role in the project of naturalizing semantics as a kind of halfway between merely information bearing and possessing conceptual content. Here I will focus on a recent proposal by Jerry Fodor… 
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