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Gödel, Putnam, and functionalism

Jeff Buechner

Gödel, Putnam, and functionalism

a new reading of Representation and reality

by Jeff Buechner

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gödel, Kurt,
  • Putnam, Hilary,
  • Realism,
  • Functionalism (Psychology),
  • Mind-brain identity theory,
  • Computers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeff Buechner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB835 .B865 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 344 p. ;
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17240195M
    ISBN 100262026236
    ISBN 109780262026239
    LC Control Number2007000278

    Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader. Go to Google Play Now». In particular, he is interested in how results in computational complexity theory can be used in adjudicating issues in the philosophy of mind. His book Gödel, Putnam and Functionalism (MIT Press, , pp) is a defense of cognitive science against Hilary .

      13 The Gödel Theorem and Human Nature () 14 After Gödel () 15 Nonstandard Models and Kripke's Proof of the Gödel Theorem () 16 A Proof of the Underdetermination "Doctrine" () 17 A Theorem of Craig's about Ramsey Sentences () Part 3 Values and Ethics. 18 The Fact/Value Dichotomy and Its Critics Price: $ Hilary Whitehall Putnam (born J ) is an American philosopher, mathematician and computer scientist, who has been a central figure in analytic philosophy since the s, especially in philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of science. [2] He is known for his willingness to apply an equal degree of scrutiny Born: Hilary Whitehall Putnam, J (age .

    Loading content. We were unable to load the content Print. Contents. Article Summary. Hilary Putnam. Philosopher, Mathematician (Jul — Mar) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Yemima Ben-Menahem. Hilary Putnam. Cambridge University Press. pp. Jeff Buechner. Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism: A New Reading of Representation and Reality. MIT Press. pp. James Conant; Urszula M. Zeglen (editors). Hilary Putnam.


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Hardcover Out of Print ISBN: pp. | 6 in x 9 in 1 fig illus. September But, in the early s, Putnam began to have doubts about functionalism, and in his masterwork Representation and Reality (MIT Press, ), he advanced four powerful arguments against his own doctrine of computational functionalism.

In Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism, Jeff Buechner systematically examines Putnam’s arguments against.

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Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism: A New Reading of Pages: 1 - 4; here will motivate others to re-examine Putnam’s magnificent book. The importance of Putnam’s four theses, the fact that few philosophers had critically examined all of them, the fact that there appeared to me to be dif.

Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism will inspire renewed discussion of Putnam's influential book and will confirm Representation and Reality as a major work by a major philosopher. Philosophy Nonfiction. Publication Details Publisher: The MIT Press Imprint: A Bradford Book. Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism willinspire renewed discussion of Putnam's influential book and will confirm Representation andReality as a major work by a major philosopher.

Jeff Buechner isDirector of the Bioethics Institute and Lecturer in Philosophy at RutgersUniversity-Newark. Unfortunately, those quotations — and there’s more of the same — are not from a student essay but from a book, one published in by MIT Press no less, Jeff Buechner’s Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism (see p.

8 fn. 8; p. 33; p. 39). I was asked to review it: but with garbles like that in a book one of whose main topics is the. Get this from a library. Gödel, Putnam, and functionalism: a new reading of Representation and reality. [Jeff Buechner] -- "In the late s, with mind-brain identity theories no longer dominant in philosophy of mind, scientific materialists turned to functionalism, the view that the identity of any mental state depends.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen BradfordCited by: 3. Get this from a library.

Gödel, Putnam, and functionalism: a new reading of Representation and reality. [Jeff Buechner] -- The first systematic examination of Hilary Putnam's arguments against computational functionalism challenges each of Putnam's main arguments.

Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism: A new Reading of Representation and Reality is an important and welcome contribution to the literature on functionalism. It is a must read for anyone interested in the debate Hilary Putnam started on the role, if any, of theorems in mathematical logic and computer science in computational : $ But, in the early s, Putnam began to have doubts about functionalism, and in his masterwork Representation and Reality (MIT Press, ), he advanced four powerful arguments against his own doctrine of computational functionalism.

In Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism, Jeff Buechner systematically examines Putnam's arguments against. Functionalism is a viewpoint of the theory of the mind (not to be confused with the psychological notion of one's Theory of Mind).It states that mental states (beliefs, desires, being in pain, etc.) are constituted solely by their functional role, which means, their causal relations with other mental states, sensory inputs and behavioral outputs.

PUTNAM ON FUNCTIONALISM* (Received in revised form 20 December, 1) Hilary Putnam, in his recent book, Representation and Reality,' argues against functionalism, a theory which he has played a major role in propounding.

Putnam's arguments are directed primarily against claims that functionalism can give an adequate account of the content of. Kurt Friedrich Gödel (/ ˈ ɡ ɜːr d əl /; German: [ˈkʊɐ̯t ˈɡøːdl̩] (); Ap – Janu ) was an Austro-Hungarian-born Austrian logician, mathematician, and analytic ered along with Aristotle and Gottlob Frege to be one of the most significant logicians in history, Gödel had an immense effect upon scientific and philosophical thinking in Alma mater: University of Vienna.

Putnam: "Brains and Behaviour" Putnam sets out his functionalist manifesto by attacking the three prior alternatives: dualism, materialism and (logical) behaviourism. Functionalism is the doctrine that mental states are differentiated by what they do and not by what they are made of.

Putnam takes it as read that behaviourism, and its motivations, have done. Introduction 2. Gödel's incompleteness theorems and functionalism 3.

Correct and incorrect readings of the Gödel theorems 4. Metaphysical uses of the Gödel theorems in refuting functionalism 5. Recent work in mathematical logic relevant to Gödel refutations a. Parikh on feasible arithmetic b. Reinhardt and Carlson on elementary patterns of.

Hilary Putnam, who may have been the first philosopher to advance the notion that the computer is an apt model for the mind, takes a radically new view of. Book Review Jeff Buechner, Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism: A New Reading of Representation and Reality, MIT Witold M.

Hensel1 and Marcin Miłkowski2 1Faculty of History and Sociology, University of Białystok [email protected] 2Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences [email protected] The paper is a critical .Functionalism was promoted in England by B.

Malinowski, who argued that cultural practices had psychological and physiological functions, such as the reduction of fear and anxiety, and the satisfaction of desires; and by A.

R. Radcliffe-Brown, whose theoretical work contended that all instituted practices ultimately contribute to the.Kurt Gödel. Mathematician, Philosopher (Apr — Jan) SUBJECT OF BOOKS.