Neural machinery and realization

Philosophy of Science 71 (5):997-1006 (2004)
The view that the relationship between minds and brains can be thought of on the model of software and hardware is pervasive. The most common versions of the view, known as functionalism in philosophy of mind, hold that minds are realized by brains
Keywords Hierarchy  Mechanism  Neuroscience  Realization  Science  Vision  Marr, D
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DOI 10.1086/425948
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Thomas W. Polger (2007). Realization and the Metaphysics of Mind. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 85 (2):233 – 259.
Chase B. Wrenn (2010). The Unreality of Realization. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 88 (2):305-322.

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