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    Models of contact: ontological, linguistic, medical and political

    James, Susan (2023) Models of contact: ontological, linguistic, medical and political. British Journal for the History of Philosophy , ISSN 0960-8788. (Unpublished)

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    In this commentary on Martin Lenz's recent book, Socialising Minds, I take up his view that earlly-modern philosophers defend three kinds of contact between minds - ontological, linguistic and medical. With reference to two of these models, linguistic and medical, I make the case that each also has a political dimension. To fully appreciate the character of mind to mind contact, as early-modern theorists understood it, we need to take this political dimension into account.


    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Lenz, Locke, Malebranche, Hume
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Susan James
    Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2023 11:23
    Last Modified: 10 Oct 2023 15:31


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