Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Functional role, philosophy: we speak of a functional role when we do not know exactly what the object is, that fulfills this role, however, we can describe the function and its impact. See also role, function, function analysis.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Fodor, Jerry Functional Role   Fodor, Jerry
Lewis, David Functional Role   Lewis, David
Loar, Brian Functional Role   Loar, Brian
Nozick, Robert Functional Role   Nozick, Robert
Putnam, Hilary Functional Role   Putnam, Hilary
Schiffer, Stephen Functional Role   Schiffer, Stephen
Searle, John R. Functional Role   Searle, John R.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-23