The linguistic u-turn in the philosophy of thought

  title={The linguistic u-turn in the philosophy of thought},
  author={M. Fleming},
  • M. Fleming
  • Published 1999
  • Philosophy
  • A central task of contemporary analytic philosophy is to develop an understanding of how our minds are connected to the external (or mind-independent) world. Arising from this task is the need to explain how thoughts represent things in the world. Giving such an explanation is the central endeavor of this dissertation—the aim being to contribute to our understanding of what it is for a subject to be thinking of a particular object. The structure of the dissertation is set, in part, by… CONTINUE READING