Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Pauen, Michael
 
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Representation V 57
Representation/Unit/Wolf Singer/Pauen: representation of unity needs not to be a uniform representation - because the connection between different aspects is represented by synchronous firing.
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V 217 ff
Representation/Pauen: Problem: naturalization of intentionality - I do not violate any laws of physics, if I confuse a cat with a dog - problem: the failure of the explanation would cast doubt on the existence of mental states. - Asymmetry: representation stands for an object, but not vice versa, the object for a representation - R are parts of the language of the mind - computer analogy: Symbols - propositional position: relations to symbols.
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V 226
Causality problem: presentation in the absence of the object.
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V 232
Representation/causal theory/VsDretske/Pauen: E.g. sunburn no representation of the sun.
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V 233
E.g. indigestion no representation of spoiled food.
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V 235
But a failure of strong naturalization does not result in an argument VsIdentity theory.

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M. Pauen
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001


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