An inconsistency in functionalism

Synthese 38 (July):333-372 (1978)
This paper demonstrates that there is an inconsistency in functionalism in psychology and philosophy of mind. Analogous inconsistencies can be expected in functionalisms in biology and social theory. (edited)
Keywords Behaviorism  Belief  Epistemology  Functionalism  Physiology
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DOI 10.1007/BF00486635
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