Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Functionalism, philosophy of mind: the thesis that mind states are functional states that can be described by input and output. See also identity theory, mind-body-problem, materialism, physicalism, mental states.
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Theory/McGinn: what makes a scientific theory successful? - Functional analysis: what makes the kidney effective as a filter system, makes it inefficient as pumping system at the same time.
The design of a machine is definitely not a question of "Where there’s a will, there’s a way".
Our language is useless when it comes to seeing the world as it is, just as the eye cannot speak.

C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vernünftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? München 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27