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  1. Martin Mahner & Mario Bunge (2001). Function and Functionalism: A Synthetic Perspective. Philosophy of Science 68 (1):75-94.
    In this paper we examine the following problems: How many concepts of function are there in biology, social science, and technology? Are they logically related and if so, how? Which of these function concepts effect a functional explanation as opposed to a mere functional account? What are the consequences of a pluralist view of functions for functionalism? We submit that there are five concepts of function in biology, which are logically related in a particular way, and six function concepts in (...)
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  2. Martin Mahner & Mario Bunge (1996). The Incompatibility of Science and Religion Sustained: A Reply to Our Critics. Science and Education 5 (2):189-199.
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    Martin Mahner (2013). Science and Pseudoscience How to Demarcate After the (Alleged) Demise. In Massimo Pigliucci & Maarten Boudry (eds.), Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem. University of Chicago Press 29.
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    Michael Kary & Martin Mahner (2002). How Would You Know If You Synthesized a Thinking Thing? Minds and Machines 12 (1):61-86.
    We confront the following popular views: that mind or life are algorithms; that thinking, or more generally any process other than computation, is computation; that anything other than a working brain can have thoughts; that anything other than a biological organism can be alive; that form and function are independent of matter; that sufficiently accurate simulations are just as genuine as the real things they imitate; and that the Turing test is either a necessary or sufficient or scientific procedure for (...)
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    Martin Mahner & Mario Bunge (1996). Is Religious Education Compatible with Science Education? Science and Education 5 (2):101-123.
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    Martin Mahner (1993). What Is a Species? A Contribution to the Never Ending Species Debate in Biology. Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 24 (1):103 - 126.
    The continuing discussion of the species problem suffers from the lack of a coherent ontological theory as a basis for determining whether species have an ontological status. It has attempted to apply a full-fledged metaphysical theory to the species problem: the ontology of Mario Bunge. In doing so a few ontological fundamentals including system, individual, real and conceptual object, and law are briefly introduced. It is with the help of these fundamentals that an analysis of the species-as-individuals thesis is carried (...)
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    Martin Mahner (2001). Genetics and Reductionism: Unveiling Mechanisms Without Metaphysics? [REVIEW] Biology and Philosophy 16 (3):395-403.
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    Martin Mahner (1993). What is a Species? Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 24 (1):103 - 126.
    The continuing discussion of the species problem suffers from the lack of a coherent ontological theory as a basis for determining whether species have an ontological status. It has attempted to apply a full-fledged metaphysical theory to the species problem: the ontology of Mario Bunge. In doing so a few ontological fundamentals including system, individual, real and conceptual object, and law are briefly introduced. It is with the help of these fundamentals that an analysis of the species-as-individuals thesis is carried (...)
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    Martin Mahner (1998). Operationalist Fallacies in Biology. Science and Education 7 (4):403-421.
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  10. Martin Mahner (1994). Anmerkungen zu Ernst Mayrs "Evolution - Grundfragen und Missverständnisse". Ethik Und Sozialwissenschaften 5 (2):234.
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  11. Martin Mahner (1993). Über selbstverschuldete Grenzen der Erkenntnis. Ethik Und Sozialwissenschaften 4 (1):52.
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  12. Martin Mahner (1995). Hydraulischer Dies irae in Frankfurt. Ethik Und Sozialwissenschaften 6 (3):336.
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