Conceptual Flux Mental Representation, Misrepresentation, and Concept Change

How can one think about a thing, think something false about it, and still be thinking about that thing at all? If a concept is applied to something outside its meaning, how are we to say it does not mean that thing as well? The problem of misrepresentation is one of the central issues in contempora...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Perlman, M.
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2000, 2000
Edition:1st ed. 2000
Series:Studies in Cognitive Systems
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Groundwork and Overview of the Project
  • 2. Verifications and Failure to Allow for Error and Misrepresentation
  • 3. Cognitive Science and the Failure to Allow for Error and Misrepresentation
  • 4. Content without Misrepresentation: A Pragmatic Theory
  • 5: Objections and Replies
  • 6: Analyticity, Compositionality, and Meaning Holism
  • 7: Varieties of Meaning Holism
  • 8: Implications of Strict Conceptual Role Theory
  • 9: Methodological Objections, Nihilism, and (Re)Appraisal
  • References
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Subjects
  • About the Author