Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Millikan, Ruth
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Content I 140
Content/Millikan: content is not determined by stimuli, nor by the stimuli that can normally produce the corresponding utterance.
Reason: it is not the normal causes that determine the meaning, but the normal mapping rules for the intentional icon.
Anomalous monism/intentionality/psychology/Millikan: therefore, psychology cannot be a science that predicts behavior.

Millk I
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29