Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection: Philosophical Essays, Volume 3 by Tyler Burge

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Cognition Through Understanding presents a selection of Tyler Burge's essays that use epistemology to illumine powers of mind. The essays focus on epistemic warrants that differ from those warrants commonly discussed in epistemology - those for ordinary empirical beliefs and for logical andmathematical beliefs. The essays center on four types of cognition warranted through understanding - self-knowledge, interlocution, reasoning, and reflection. Burge argues that by reflecting on warrants for these types of cognition, one better understands cognitive powers that are distinctive ofpersons, and (on earth) of human beings. The collection presents three previously unpublished independent essays, in addition to substantial, retrospective commentary. The retrospective commentary invites the reader to make connections that were not fully in mind when the essays were written.

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Tyler Burge is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege (OUP, 2005), Foundations of Mind (OUP, 2007), and Origins of Objectivity (OUP, 2010).
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Title:Cognition Through Understanding: Self-Knowledge, Interlocution, Reasoning, Reflection…Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:April 18, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. IntroductionI: Self-Knowledge2. Individualism and Self-Knowledge3. Our Entitlement to Self-Knowledge4. Memory and Self-Knowledge5. A Century of Deflation and a Moment of Self-Knowledge6. Mental Agency in Authoritative Self-Knowledge: Reply to Kobes7. Self and Self-Understanding: the Dewey Lectures - Some Origins of Self8. Self and Self-Understanding: the Dewey Lectures - Self and Constitutive Norms9. Self and Self-Understanding: the Dewey Lectures - Self-UnderstandingII: Interlocution10. Content Preservation11. Postscript: 'Content Preservation'12. Interlocution, Perception, and Memory13. Computer Proof, Apriori Knowledge, and Other Minds14. Comprehension and Interpretation15. A Warrant for Belief in Other MindsIII: Reasoning and the Individuality of Persons16. Reason and the First Person17. Memory and Persons18. De Se Preservation and Personal Identity: Reply to Shoemaker19. Modest Dualism20. Epistemic Warrant: Humans and ComputersIV: Reflection21. Reasoning about Reasoning22. Thought Experiments and Semantic Competence: Reply to Benejam23. Concepts, Conceptions, Reflective Understanding: Reply to Peacocke24. Reflection25. Living Wages of SinnBibliographyIndex