Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Stereotypes, philosophy: A stereotype is a naturalized expression for typical forms or phenomena that facilitate recognition and simplify descriptions of facts. Stereotypes can be used consciously or unconsciously. See also protoypes.

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Fodor IV 202
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8. IV 202
Stereotype: Churchland would certainly find it attractive to interpret concepts as stereotypes. Then the distinction between empirical and constitutive inference would be rather statistical than semantic, since the distinction between stereotypical properties and others is itself statistical.


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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.

Churla I
Paul M. Churchland
Matter and Consciousness Cambridge 2013

Churli I
Patricia S. Churchland
Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Brains New York 2014

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


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