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2008
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The inclosure scheme and the solution to the paradoxes of self-reference
All paradoxes of self-reference seem to share some structural features. Russell in 1908 and especially Priest nowadays have advanced structural descriptions that successfully ident...
Jordi Valor Abad
SYNTHESE
2008
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Downward causation in fluid convection
Recent developments in nonlinear dynamics have found wide application in many areas of science from physics to neuroscience. Nonlinear phenomena such as feedback loops, inter-leve...
Robert C. Bishop
SYNTHESE
2008
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Quantifiers and propositional attitudes: Quine revisited
Quine introduced a famous distinction between the `notional' sense and the `relational' sense of certain attitude verbs. The distinction is both intuitive and sound but i...
Sean Crawford
SYNTHESE
2008
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A relativistic Zeno effect
A Zenonian supertask involving an infinite number of identical colliding balls is generalized to include balls with different masses. Under the restriction that the total mass of a...
David Atkinson
SYNTHESE
2008
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Kripke's paradox and the Church-Turing thesis
Kripke (1982, Wittgenstein on rules and private language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press) presents a rule-following paradox in terms of what we meant by our past use of "plus",...
Mark D. Sprevak
SYNTHESE
2008
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Representationalism and the phenomenology of mental imagery
This paper sketches a phenomenological analysis of visual mental imagery and uses it to criticize representationalism and the internalist-versus-externalist framework for understan...
Evan Thompson
SYNTHESE
2008
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Unfinkable dispositions
Toby Handfield
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