By Judith Thomson,Alex Byrne

11 distinct philosophers have contributed specifically written essays on a collection of subject matters a lot debated lately, together with physicalism, qualia, semantic competence, conditionals, presuppositions, two-dimensional semantics, and the relation among common sense and metaphysics. some of these themes are sought after within the paintings of Robert Stalnaker, an incredible presence in modern philosophy, in honor of whom the quantity is released. It additionally features a enormous new essay within which Stalnaker replies to his critics, and units out his present perspectives at the issues discussed.

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