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.
 
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Loar, Brian
 
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Functional Role Schiffer I 19
Belief / Loar: a function, that maps the propositions on internal physical states - these internal physical states have functional roles that are indicated by these propositions.

Loar I
B. Loar
Mind and Meaning Cambridge 1981

Schi I
St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-27