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Lewis, David
 
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Actions IV 158
Action/explanation/unrealized possibilities/possibilia/Lewis: problem: how can unrealized possibilities explain our actions? - Solution: brain states are characterized by belief. - These are associated with thought objects, i.e. with quantities that are partially made of un-updated individuals. - They are in these relations because they bear these interpretations - and they bear the interpretations through the causal powers - not vice versa. - ((s) causal powers of thought objects or of the relations?).

LW I
D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

LW II
D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

LW IV
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

LW V
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

LwCl I
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 2017-04-28