I am a PhD Student of philosophy at Bogotá, Colombia. I am interested in philosophy of mind and philosophy of language and their connections. One of the connection that I think, I have found, is the phenomenon of demonstrative reference. This phenomenon occurs at the experiential level (I mean, it's not a subpersonal event) and, for the same token, needs understanding/consciousness... something close to Russell's principle. It is not clear what is the best way to characterize that understanding/consciousness. The bet that I doing nowadays is that understanding/consciousness needed for explain or to constitute demonstrative reference is a coll…

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