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McDowell, “Mind and World” — Reason and Nature

In “Reason and Nature,” the fourth lecture that composes┬áMind and World, McDowell proposes “to start uncovering the presumably deep mental block that produces this uncomfortable situation,” namely, the anxious oscillation between the Myth of the Given and a Space of … Continue reading

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Newman scoops Wittgenstein, Cavell, and Hauerwas

To make professions is to play with edged tools, unless we attend to what we are saying. Words have a meaning, whether we mean that meaning or not; and they are imputed to us in their real meaning, when our … Continue reading

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