Singular Thought and Mental Files
This volume brings together original works by leading scholars which aim to examine and evaluate the viability of the mental files framework for theorizing about singular thought.
Rachel Goodman is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She is a philosopher of mind and language working on issues attached to mental and linguistic reference, with a special interest in the question of whether there are singular thoughts. James Genone is Associate Dean of Academic Programs at Minerva Schools at KGI. His training is in the philosophy of mind and cognitive science, and he has both taught and engaged in research on topics such as the nature of sensory consciousness, semantic reference, personal identity, and perceptual knowledge. Nick Kroll is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Program Chair of Scientific & Philosophical Studies of Mind at Franklin and Marshall College. He works in the philosophy of language and metaphysics, focusing on the nature of potentiality and process.