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Volume 48 • Number 2

April 2011



Does Naturalism Rest on a Mistake?

by Lynne Rudder Baker

Naturalism has been challenged by philosophers of many persuasions—especially by those who doubt that intentionality or normativity can be understood in naturalistically acceptable terms. Here I want to mount a different challenge: a challenge from first-personal phenomena. So the answer to the question, “Does naturalism rest on a mistake?” is, I shall argue, yes; and furthermore, it is a mistake that Wittgenstein would never have made.

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