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Frederick Irwin “Fred” Dretske was an American philosopher noted for his contributions to epistemology and the. Seeing and knowing [Fred I Dretske] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Seeing and knowing (International library of philosophy and scientific method) [ Fred I Dretske] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In SEEING .

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RAT holds that an agent need only be able to rule out all relevant alternatives in order to possess knowledge.

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Dretske’s work on belief begins in the last third of Knowledge and the Flow of Information, [11] but the theory changed again in the book that followed, Explaining Behavior History of Western Philosophy. Refeng Tang – – Frontiers of Philosophy in China 6 3: This is the claim that:. David Pitt – – Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 1: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

For the meaning — the content — of a belief to explain an action, on this view, is for the content of the belief to explain why it is that the mental state is part of a process that leads to the movement it does. Sign in to use this feature.


Fred I. Dretske, Seeing and Knowing – PhilPapers

Another issue with RAT is how one defines “relevant alternatives. Jean Nicod Prize Sign in to use this feature. Between knkwing representational theory of belief, desire, and action in Explaining Behavior and the representational theory of consciousness found in Naturalizing the Mind, Dretske aimed to give full support to what he calls the “Representational Thesis”.

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In addition to the subjects tackled in Dretske’s book-length projects, he was also known as a leading proponent, along with David Armstrong and Michael Tooleyof the view that laws of nature are relations among universals. Binding is tight, hinges strong. A Journal of Philosophy 1 3: Anf principle of epistemic closure holds the following to be valid:.


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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Yet, once they have been recruited for carrying information, they have the function of carrying information, and continue to have that function even if they no longer carry information. Thus, for a red light r to carry the information that a goal s has been scored is F is for the probability that a goal has been scored, given that the light is red and given my background knowledge of the world, kto be 1 but less than 1 given just my background knowledge.

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