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Fred Dretske : biography

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Frederick Irwin Dretske

Dretske holds externalist views about the mind, and thus he tries in various writings to show that by means of mere introspection one actually learns about his or her own mind less than might be expected.

Selected publications

  • 1969, Seeing and Knowing, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-7100-6213-3
  • 1981, Knowledge and the Flow of Information, Cambridge, Mass. The MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-04063-8
  • 1988, Explaining Behavior: Reasons in a World of Causes, Cambridge, Mass. The MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-04094-8
  • 1995, Naturalizing the Mind, Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press. ISBN 0-262-04149-9
  • 2000, Perception, Knowledge and Belief, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-77742-9
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