Against Representational Levels

Philosophical Perspectives 36 (1):140-157 (2023)
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Abstract

Some views articulate reality's hierarchical structure using relations from the fundamental to representations of reality. Other views instead use relations from the fundamental to constituents of non-representational reality. This paper argues against the first kind of view.

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