|As if: the temporary assumption that things were so and so a) while it is not known whether this is so, b) while it is known that this is not the case. See also idealization, counterfactuals.|
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As-if-Intentionality/Searle: e.g. Computers - DennettVs: can be genuine intentionality - AI: we are composed of machines - Darwinism / Dennett: we descended from vending machines (macromolecules).
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999