Rules, Reason, and Self-Knowledge

2014.03.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Julia Tanney, Rules, Reason, and Self-Knowledge, Harvard University Press, 2013, 368pp., $49.95 (hbk), ISBN
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2014.03.29 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Julia Tanney, Rules, Reason, and Self-Knowledge, Harvard University Press, 2013, 368pp., $49.95 (hbk), ISBN 9780674067080. Reviewed by David Robb, Davidson College This book collects sixteen articles, critical reviews, and responses that Julia Tanney has written over the past two decades. Most are previously published; a few (chs. 8, 11, 16) appear for the first time along with an introduction summarizing the volume. The chapters cover a range of issues in the philosophy of mind, including rule-following, psychological explanation, mental representation, and self-knowledge. Together these essays constitute a sustained attack on current orthodoxy in philosophy of mind. This view -- really a cluster of related doctrines -- appears in a number of guises and under various labels, including realism, functionalism, individualism, computationalism, and cognitivism. Several philosophers speak on behalf of. . .

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