Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Dretske, Fred
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Information Pauen I 226
Information/Causality/Dretske/Fodor/Pauen: Both authors assume a direct connection between information and causality.
Factor A contains information about a fact B, if and only if B is the cause of the occurrence of A.
Problem: Intentionality in the absence of the object: E.g. Unicorn. E.g. confusion of cats and cows, cows as the trigger of cat imaginations.

Dret I
F. Dretske
Naturalizing the Mind Cambridge 1997

Pau I
M. Pauen
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28