Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Representation, philosophy: representations are adopted internal conditions, such as visual imaginations or linguistic completions, which set in as associations or are possibly developed by reconstruction. In a wider sense, sentences, words, and symbols are representations within a character system. See also truth maker, idea, sentences, propositions, intensions, correspondence, speech act theory.

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II 50
Meaning / Cresswell: Thesis: meanings are not representations, neither internal nor other - CresswellVsFodor - although that is a strong tradition in the AI research.
II 160
Belief / Representation / Cresswell: representations are in the head (private) - therefore not accessible to the speaker who attributes the propositional attitudes - therefore belief should be something else.


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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.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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