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Burge, Tyler (1946–)

DOI
10.4324/9780415249126-DD3601-1
Published
2018
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-DD3601-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 2018
Retrieved December 12, 2018, from https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/burge-tyler-1946/v-1

Article Summary

Tyler Burge is an American philosopher whose body of work spans several areas of theoretical philosophy in the analytic tradition. While Burge has made important contributions to the philosophy of language and logic, he is most renowned for his work in philosophy of mind and epistemology. In particular, he is known for articulating and developing a view he labels ‘anti-individualism’. In his later work, Burge connects his views with state-of-the-art scientific theory. Despite this emphasis on empirical considerations, Burge stands in an important relationship to the rationalist tradition in philosophy.

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Gerken, Mikkel and Katherine Dunlop. Burge, Tyler (1946–), 2018, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DD3601-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/burge-tyler-1946/v-1.
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