Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Attribution: statements that provide an object with properties are attributions. See also self-ascription, predication.

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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.

 
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Behavior / attribution/ascription / Field: a claim about behavior is not simply a statement about behavior, but how behavior is caused.
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Belief ascription / Martians / Field: to alien beings, we can not attribute sentences. - Problem: we can not decide whether a functional theory of their beliefs requires internal representations as well.


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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.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-23