Brain, Behaviour and Extensionalism

JXStern JXSternChangeX2R at gte.net
Fri Apr 9 13:52:36 EST 2004


On Fri, 9 Apr 2004 17:08:02 +0100, David Longley
<David at longley.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>     The easy familiarity of mentalistic talk is not to be trusted."
>
>       W.V.O Quine
>       Mind and Verbal Dispositions p.83-84 and p.94-95

Yes, but this is exactly why the general works of Quine fell out of
favor, baby and bathwater together.

I have a theory that my computer contains a program, and Quine's
behavioristic talk about it just turns out to be flat wrong.

J.




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