Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Fodor IV 167
(Fodor/Lepore: extremely controversial!) Assumes that the the same intentional psychological explanations apply to the twins, not just the same neurological ones. (>Position).
Conceptual RoleCRT/Block: its advantage is to allow such an explanation.
IV 168
If Block argues here for the narrow content, he moves towards "individualism".
Lit.: (>Fodor: "A modal argument for narrow content").
HarmanVsBlock: Harman: "Wide functionalism": here the broad content is analyzed with regard to conceptual role.

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.

Block I
N. Block
Consciousness, Function, and Representation: Collected Papers, Volume 1 (Bradford Books) Cambridge 2007

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

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-26