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Etiological Theories of Function: A Geographical Survey
(Biology and Philosophy, 1998-10)
Formulations of the essential commitment of the etiological theory of functions have varied significantly, with some individual authors' formulations even varying from one place to another. The logical geography of these ...
Confirmation and the Computational Paradigm (or: Why Do You Think They Call It Artificial Intelligence?)
(Springer Verlag, 1993-05)
The idea that human cognitive capacities are explainable by computational models is often conjoined with the idea that, while the states postulated by such models are in fact realized by brain states, there are no type-type ...
Individualism and Evolutionary Psychology (or: In Defense of 'Narrow' Functions)
(Philosophy of Science, 1997)
Millikan (1993) and Wilson (1994) argue, for different reasons, that the essential reference to the environment in adaptationist explanations of behavior makes (psychological) individualism inconsistent with evolutionary ...
DeFreuding Evolutionary Psychology: Adaptation and Human Motivation
(MIT Press, 1999)
On the 'Standard' Argument for Fatalism
(Philosophical Papers, 1995)
(State University of New York Press, 1999)