|Indeterminacy, philosophy: An object is indeterminate if its linguistic description indicates fewer characteristics than a member of a (linguistic) community usually needs to distinguish the object from other objects. See also uncertainty of translation, vagueness, under-determinateness, inscrutability, determinateness._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Meaning/Words/Language/Frith: the problem of the meaning of words is a version of the problem of movements and goals.
Movement: E.g. From the movement of walking we do not see whether someone wants to go to the next bakery or to Patagonia.
Definition forward problem: what happens when I exert certain forces on this system: This problem is solvable.
Inverse problem: when this movement happens, what is the intention, what forces does it result from? An ambiguity remains, there are several solutions.
Brain/Movement/Frith: we do not know exactly how the brain defines the "best solution" for movements._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Making up the Mind: How the Brain Creates Our Mental World, Hoboken/NJ 2007
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013