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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The attempt to reinterpret the ordered world image as a projection of our mind, fails because we need to idenbtify a place for ourselves in the ordered world. In search of our place in the world, we must again apply the same kind of thinking.
  But there is no logical or necessary truth that the world is ordered, or even that we can understand this order. NagelVsAnthropic Principle.
  As it turns out, there is amazingly much within our reach.


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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.

N I
Th. Nagel
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999

N II
Th. Nagel
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990

N III
Th. Nagel
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991

NagE I
E. Nagel
The Structure of Science: Problems in the Logic of Scientific Explanation Cambridge, MA 1979


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