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18. Thought / D. Concepts / 4. Structure of Concepts / g. Conceptual atomism

[concepts are atomic, and have no internal structure]

4 ideas
All concepts can be derived from a few basics, making possible one science of everything [Carnap, by Brody]
For the referential view of thought, the content of a concept is just its reference [Fodor]
Compositionality requires that concepts be atomic [Fodor]
Maybe concepts have no structure, and determined by relations to the world, not to other concepts [Margolis/Laurence]