What is a meaningful life? This essay reviews some influential answers to this question.
Frege’s Puzzle and the Meaning of Words
Author: Graham Seth Moore Category: Philosophy of Mind and Language Word Count: 996 We sometimes use multiple names for the same person or thing without realizing it. Imagine an ancient astronomer sees a heavenly body in the evening and names it ‘Hesperus.’ They also see a heavenly body in the morning and name it ‘Phosphorus.’ … Continue reading Frege’s Puzzle and the Meaning of Words
Author: Rachel Bourbaki Category: Philosophy of Mind and Language Word Count: 1000 1. Internalism and Externalism Examples of mental phenomena are things like pain, joy, and perceptual states. Internalism about mental phenomena is the view that all mental phenomena are spatially located inside the brain or skin of the creature that possesses them. Externalism about mental phenomena … Continue reading Semantic Externalism