Commentary on Cam

Dennett, Daniel C. (1987) Commentary on Cam. [Journal (Paginated)]

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In "Propositions about Images" Philip Cam accurately analyzes and criticizes the grounds I gave, in the works he cites, for my denial that we have privileged access (of any sort) to anything deserving to be called a mental image. He shows that I did not deal properly with the question of how I would interpret the ostensive force of "this" and "that" in an introspective judgment of the sort: "Now it looks like this and now it looks like that." What can one be ostending or referring to in such a case, if not to an image (or some feature of an image)?

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Subjects:Philosophy > Philosophy of Language
ID Code:251
Deposited By: Dennett, Daniel
Deposited On:27 Mar 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53


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