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Ideas of Tyler Burge, by Text

[American, b.1946, At the University of California, Los Angeles.]

1986 Intellectual Norms and Foundations of Mind
p.5 If there are no finks or antidotes at the fundamental level, the laws can't be ceteris paribus
1992 Frege on Knowing the Third Realm
p.316 p.316 Given that thinking aims at truth, logic gives universal rules for how to do it
1993 Content Preservation
p.20 Subjects may be unaware of their epistemic 'entitlements', unlike their 'justifications'
1998 Frege on Knowing the Foundations
3 p.345 We come to believe mathematical propositions via their grounding in the structure
2000 Frege on Apriority (with ps)
1 p.363 Is apriority predicated mainly of truths and proofs, or of human cognition?
4 p.384 The equivalent algebra model of geometry loses some essential spatial meaning
5 p.385 Peano arithmetic requires grasping 0 as a primitive number
I p.19 Kant's shift of view enables us to see a priority in terms of mental capacity, not truth and propositions
IV p.38 You can't simply convert geometry into algebra, as some spatial content is lost
2005 Philosophy of Mind: 1950-2000
p.453 p.453 Anti-individualism says the environment is involved in the individuation of some mental states
p.454 p.454 Broad concepts suggest an extension of the mind into the environment (less computer-like)
p.457 p.457 Anti-individualism may be incompatible with some sorts of self-knowledge
p.460 p.460 Some qualities of experience, like blurred vision, have no function at all
p.462 p.462 We now have a much more sophisticated understanding of logical form in language