Fodor, Jerry A.

Fodor, Jerry A.

(1935–  ) philosopher; born in New York City. After earning a Princeton doctorate (1960) he taught at the University of Illinois (1962–69), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (from 1969), and Rutgers, specializing in philosophical psychology and psycholinguistics. His works include Psychological Explanation (1968).
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