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For many people today, it seems so! I'm not much into Stoicism myself, but I am always surprised when I use "philosophy" as a search term in, say, book markets, to see how much Stoicism pops up. As a popular book topic on the "philosophy" shelf, it seems to rival "The Art of War" and "Atlas Shrugged," which inclines me ...


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Devitt summarizes and defends his claims here. He makes the following distinctions: Distinguish the theory of a [linguistic] competence from the theory of its outputs/products or inputs. Distinguish the structure rules governing the outputs of a [linguistic] competence from the processing rules governing the exercise of the competence. Distinguish the ...


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Short Answer Computation in the lay sense has a few meanings: to use math, to calculate, or the use of a computer. Fact is, in the 19th century, computers were humans who did arithmetic for a living. There are more modern specific definitions pertaining to computing and information technology, and every introductory textbook for IT/MIS (and many general ...


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Short Answer Both behaviorism and functionalism are related to the philosophy of mind, but they do so in slightly different ways. Functionalism is an idea about the relationship between material things such as brains and abstract things such as thoughts and minds and roughly maintains that it's not what the brain is made of that is important, but how it ...


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