Publications of Lepore, E.

Farkas K. Semantic internalism and externalism. In: Lepore E, Smith BC, editors. The Oxford handbook of philosophy of language. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2006. p. 323-40.

Semantic internalism and externalism

This paper introduces and analyses the doctrine of externalism about semantic content; discusses the Twin Earth argument for externalism and the assumptions behind it, and examines the question of whether externalism about content is compatible with a privileged knowledge of meanings and mental contents.