Quine’s Eliminativism and the Crystal Spheres

@article{Stemmer2007QuinesEA,
  title={Quine’s Eliminativism and the Crystal Spheres},
  author={Nathan Stemmer},
  journal={Journal for General Philosophy of Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={38},
  pages={315-327}
}
  • Nathan Stemmer
  • Published 2007
  • Philosophy
  • Journal for General Philosophy of Science
  • Quine’s eliminativist theory has largely been ignored by the philosophical community. This is highly regrettable because Quine’s theory is probably close to correct. Now, the probable correctness of Quine’s theory has an important consequence since, according to the theory, there are no mental entities (events, states, phenomena, properties, etc.) nor do such entities play any role in a scientific account of the relevant phenomena. But the hundreds or probably thousands of publications that… CONTINUE READING
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