Epilogue

More than six decades ago, Dewey and Bentley suggested abandoning the words “meaning” and “mental” because they are confusing and of little use for understanding how human beings conduct their everyday affairs, whether this be in everyday situations or in the scientific laboratory.

Published in: On Meaning and Mental Representation pp. 203 - 207
Main Author: Roth, Wolff-Michael
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Rotterdam SensePublishers
Series: New Directions in Mathematics and Science Education
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Summary: More than six decades ago, Dewey and Bentley suggested abandoning the words “meaning” and “mental” because they are confusing and of little use for understanding how human beings conduct their everyday affairs, whether this be in everyday situations or in the scientific laboratory.
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-6209-251-8_10