Rationality and Intersubjectivity

The sessions will combine the discussion of basic works and fresh developments on the topics.


Every other week Wednesdays 15:00 to 16:30 starting on 17 November 2021 via Zoom.

Action explanation

Perry, John. 1979. The problem of the essential indexical’ Noûs 13, 3–21.
Ninan, Dilip. 2016. What is the problem of De Se attitudes? 86–120  M. Garcia-Carpintero, S. Torre (ed), About Oneself: De Se Attitudes and Communication. OUP.
Torre, Stephan. 2018. In defense of De Se contents, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 97, 172-189.
Gray, Aidan. forthcoming. Minimal Fregeanism. Mind.
Bermúdez, J.L. 2021. Frame it again. CUP. (selection) (optional)
Bermúdez, J.L. Frames, senses and sameness of thought. (draft)

Sense/concept individuation (trading on identity)

Campbell, John. 1987. Is sense transparent? Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 88, 273-292.
Fine, Kit. 2007. Semantic Relationism. Blackwell (selection)
Dickie, I. Rattan. G. 2010. Sense, communication and rational engagement, Dialectica 64, 131–51.
Onofri, Andrea. 2017. The publicity of thought. The Philosophical Quarterly, 68(272), 521–541.

Mental files

Recanati, François. 2012. Mental Files. OUP. (selection)
Prosser, Simon. 2020. The metaphysics of mental files . Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
Rachel Goodman, James Genone and Nick Kroll (eds.) 2020. Singular Thought and Mental Files. OUP. (pieces by Dickie and Millikan)
Goodman, Rachel, & Gray, Aidan. 2020. Mental filing. Noûs, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1111/nous.12354


Víctor M. Verdejo and Valen Simpson. If interested, please send a message to vmverdejo@gmail.com.

Eliminativism, FIctionalism, and Expressivism. The possibility of a negative metaphysical veredict about a discourse D (PID2019-106420GA-100) *

* Grant  PID2019-106420GA-I00 funded by MCIN/AEI/ 10.13039/501100011033.