Fodor and demonstratives in LOT

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Published Feb 26, 2020
Una Stojnić Ernest Lepore

Abstract

In this paper, we consider a range of puzzles for demonstratives in the language of thought we had raised in our last philosophical conversation we had with Jerry Fodor. We argue against the Kaplan-inspired indexing solution Fodor proposed to us, but offer a Fodor-friendly account of the demonstratives in the language of thought in its stead, building on our account of demonstrative pronouns in English.

How to Cite

Stojnić, U., & Lepore, E. (2020). Fodor and demonstratives in LOT. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 35(1), 75–92. https://doi.org/10.1387/theoria.20906
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