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In this monograph Nicholas Georgalis further develops his important work on minimal content, recasting and providing novel solutions to several of the fundamental problems faced by philosophers of language. His theory defends and explicates the importance of 'thought-tokens' and minimal content and their many-to-one relation to linguistic meaning, challenging both 'externalist' accounts of thought and the solutions to philosophical problems of language they inspire. The concepts of idiolect, use, and statement made are critically discussed, and a classification of kinds of utterances is developed to facilitate the latter. This is an important text for those interested in current theories and debates on philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, and their points of intersection.
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Nicholas Georgalis is Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at East Carolina University. His publications include: The Primacy of the Subjective: Foundations for a Unified Theory of Mind and Language, "Representation and the First-Person Perspective" in Synthese, "The Fiction of Phenomenal Intentionality" in Consciousness and Emotion, and "Rethinking Burge's Thought Experiment" in Synthese.
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