Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Innate: abilities, ideas, dispositions, which are not acquired in the course of a development, but are present in an organism from the outset. - In philosophy N. Chomsky and J. Locke are relevant authors on this topic.
 
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Field, Hartry
 
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Innateness II 388
Rules / in the head / brain / Field: there may be rules that are "written in the head" - problem: when a rule is "written in the head", then a part of the brain must read them, and this in turn is controlled by rules - these rules might be changeable.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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