Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Computation, Philosophy: among others, the hypothesis that the brain processes signals by algorithms. It is the question of how distinct a mapping relation must be or can ever be between unspecified symbols. Another problem is how far both sides have to be designed semantically.

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IV 179
Computation/Fodor/Lepore: Thesis: causal relationships reconstruct inferential relations. This is considered to be the hope of an association of semantics with psychology - but without a causal theory of analyticity this strategy is not available for a philosopher who connects the meaning with the inferential role in an analytical inference - (CRT ) - E.g. "brown cows are dangerous" here one must recognize that this is not analytic.


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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.

F/L
J. Fodor/E. Lepore
Holism Cambridge USA Oxford UK 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-21