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The norms of the mental

Abstract : This paper analyses Davidson's conception of the norms of rationality which govern, according to him, the interpretation of mind and action. While I accept Davidson's thesis that there are norms of the mental, I disagree with him on their scope. It is argued that there are much more specific norms for concepts, and that belief in partiuclar is governed by a norm of truth
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Pascal Engel. The norms of the mental. Lewis Hahn. The Philosophy of Donald Davidson, Open Court, La Salle, Illinois, pp.447-459, 1999, 19. ⟨ijn_00000261⟩



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