Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour

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Mark Wilson presents a highly original and broad-ranging investigation of the way we get to grips with the world conceptually, and the way that philosophical problems commonly arise from this. Words such as color, shape, solidity exemplify the commonplace conceptual tools we employ to describe and order the world around us. But the world's goods are complex in their behaviors and we often overlook the subtle adjustments that our evaluative terms undergo as their usage becomes gradually adapted to different forms of ...

Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour 2008, Clarendon Press

ISBN-13: 9780199532308

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Wandering Significance: An Essay on Conceptual Behaviour 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199269259

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