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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Kim Sterelny Primatenwelten in D. Perler/M. Wild (Hg.) Der Geist der Tiere, Frankfurt 2005

Perler I 363
Definition Representation/Sterelny: an organism represents (and does not simply react to a single feature) if it can track this feature with more than one class of proximal stimuli.


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D. Perler/M. Wild (Hg)
Der Geist der Tiere Frankfurt 2005


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