What exactly is externalism or anti-individualism about mental content? What is the main argument Burge provides in favour of the view? Why does Fodor think externalism is incompatible with the kinds of explanations we need to offer in scientific psycho

i would like a credit 60-70 score for the paper and absolutely no plagiarism
iam required to list the following references only


Burge. T. 1979 ‘individualism and the mental,'(expert) in French, Uehling and Wettstein (eds) Midwest studies in Philosophy, IV, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, pp73-87 (reprinted in Burges foundations of mind OUP 2007

Fodo, J. 19080 ‘Methodological Solipsism considered as a research strategy in cognitive psychology’ in behavioural and brain sciences 63-79

Recommended Reading:
Putnam, H. 1975. ‘The Meaning of “Meaning”’, in K. Gunderson (ed.) Minnesota

Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 7, Language, Mind and Knowledge, Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Burge, T. 1982. ‘Other Bodies’, in A. Woodfield (ed.) Thought and Object: Essays on Intentionality, Oxford, Clarendon Press. (Reprinted in Burge’s Foundations of Mind, OUP 2007.)

Fodor, J. 1987. ‘Individualism and Supervenience’ in Psychosemantics: The Problem of Meaning in the Philosophy of Mind, MIT Press: ch. 2.hilosophy of Mind

Introductory Reading:
Fodor, J. 1987. ‘Preface’ in Psychosemantics: The Problem of Meaning in the Philosophy of Mind, MIT Press.

Kim, J. 2011. ‘Mental Content’ in Philosophy of Mind 3rd edn, Westview Press: ch. 7.

Segal, G. 1998. ‘Methodological individualism’ in E. Craig (Ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. London: Routledge. URL http://www.rep.routledge.com/article/W022.

Lau, J. & Deutsch, M. 2010. ‘Externalism About Mental Content’, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2010 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL =

Science Reading:
Burge, T. 1986. ‘Individualism and Psychology’ Philosophical Review 95 (1): 3–46.
(Reprinted in Burge’s Foundations of Mind, OUP 2007.)

Gopnik, A. & J. W. Astington. 1988. ‘Children’s Understanding of Representational Change and Its Relation to the Understanding of False Belief and the Appearance-Reality Distinction’ Child Development 59(1), pp. 26-37.

Use the order calculator below and get started! Contact our live support team for any assistance or inquiry.