Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Picture, mapping: what conditions must meet a picture? In how it relates to the depicted object? Is there a copy ratio in nature? See also similarity, causation, representation, causality.
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Lewis, David
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Picture (Mapping) V 318
Mapping function/probability/probability distribution/Lewis: WX (X) - W: world (or Proposition) - Image: WX: Image of W on X - the image is sharp when WX distributed all its probabilities on a single world, otherwise blurred - ((s) e.g. sharp: If A then B: and only if A) - it is the move (shift) of the probability of a world W1 in a world W2, which produces the image.

D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

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Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-25