Why dispositionalism needs interpretivism: a reply to Poslajko

Philosophia 51 (4):2139-2145 (2023)
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Abstract

I have proposed wedding the theories of belief known as dispositionalism and interpretivism. Krzysztof Poslajko objects that dispositionalism does just fine on its own and, moreover, is better off without interpretivism’s metaphysical baggage. I argue that Poslajko is wrong: in order to secure a principled criterion for individuating beliefs, dispositionalism must either collapse into psychofunctionalism (or some other non-superficial theory) or accept interpretivism’s hand in marriage.

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Devin Sanchez Curry
West Virginia University

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