Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Thought, philosophy: a thought corresponds to a complete sentence. There is debate about whether we can attribute such thoughts to animals. See also mentalism, mental states, opacity, thinking, reality, world/thinking, propositional attitudes, propositions, intensions, objects of thought, relation theory, mentalese, computation.
 
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McGinn, Colin
 
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Thoughts II 45
Thinking/reality/thought/McGinn: thinking is clearly not the same as reality. A thought is something that a person goes through in their mind, while the reality does not do this as a rule. (Although thoughts are a part of reality).
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II 45
Thought/McGinn: a means for representing. It consists of many juxtaposed representations which represent the current state.

McG I
C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vern├╝nftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

McG II
C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? M├╝nchen 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26