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The Fodorian Fallacy

Abstract : In recent years Fodor has repeatedly argued that nothing epistemic can be essential to, or constitutive of, any concept. This holds in virtue of a constraint which Fodor dubs the Compositionality Constraint. I show that Fodor's argument is fallacious because it rests on an ambiguity.
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Contributor : François Recanati <>
Submitted on : Saturday, September 28, 2002 - 6:31:53 PM
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François Recanati. The Fodorian Fallacy. Analysis, Oldenbourg Verlag, 2002, 62 (4), pp.285-289. ⟨ijn_00000155⟩

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