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McDowell, “Mind and World” — Reason and Nature

In “Reason and Nature,” the fourth lecture that composes Mind 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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Introducing McDowell’s “Mind and World”

McDowell introduces his Mind and World this way: “My aim is to propose an account, in a diagnostic spirit, of some characteristic anxieties of modern philosophy – anxieties that center…on the relation between mind and world…I aim at explaining how it comes … Continue reading

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