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Single Idea 17739

[catalogued under 18. Thought / D. Concepts / 2. Origin of Concepts / b. Empirical concepts]

Full Idea

I think the physical effects of the world on the brain explain our possessing the concepts we do.

Gist of Idea

The physical effect of world on brain explains the concepts we possess


Carrie Jenkins (Grounding Concepts [2008], 8.2)

Book Reference

Jenkins,Carrie: 'Grounding Concepts' [OUP 2008], p.224

A Reaction

A nice slogan for a thought which strikes me as exactly right.