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.

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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Representation/Frith: the representation that I have of a tree was developed by my brain. Through a series of assumptions and predictions.
Communication: when I try to tell you something I have my idea in mind and my model of your idea. I can compare both directly.
Control: I know I did not convey my idea successfully when my prediction of what you are going to do next was wrong.
More precisely: I can even look at the type of error: where exactly are the differences between my idea and my model of your idea?

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.

Frith I
Chris Frith
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24