Knowledge and the Flow of Information

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  • Paperback
  • 273 pages
  • Knowledge and the Flow of Information
  • Fred I. Dretske
  • English
  • 23 December 2017
  • 157586195X

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Knowledge and the Flow of Information An attempt to develop a theory of knowledge and philosophy of mind using ideas derived from the mathematical theory of communication developed by Claude Shannon Information is seen as an objective commodity defined by the dependency relations between distinct events Knowledge is then analyzed as information caused belief Perception is the delivery of information caused belief Perception is the delivery of information in analog form experience for conceptual utilization by cognitive mechanisms The final chapters attempt to develop a theory of meaning or belief content by viewing meaning as a certain kind of information carrying role. Download Knowledge and the Flow of Information author Fred I. Dretske – lovelylingeriecompany.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Knowledge and the Flow of Information

  1. Derek says:

    If you like your intentionality good and naturalized, you ve got no better place to start than information theory, and Dretske was as far as I know the first to apply it to philosophy Although a lot of his stuff on represent...

  2. Alexi Parizeau says:

    Wow He was so close It s pretty cool seeing these ideas being explored back in the 70s 80s First reading September 21, 2015

  3. Joshua Stein says:

    Reading Dretske in the context of a lot ofrecent philosophical literature especially in mind and metaphysics is really a curious feeling Dretske does act as sort of an interesting preface for a lot of the material, because he does mediate between functionalist and representationalist perspectives in mind, and tries to flesh out some of the salient things his peers get right Overall, I think that the greatest upshot of this view might be that Dretske actually offers one of the earliest Reading Dretske in the context of a lot ofrecent philosophical literature especially in mind and metaphysics is really a curious feeling Dretske does act as sort of an interesting preface for a lot of the material, because he does mediate between functionalist and representationalist perspectives in mind, and tries to flesh out some of the salient things his peers get right Overall, I think that the greatest upshot of this view might be that Dretske actually offers one of the earliest active hybrid views.There are a lot of dated features in the book The general approach in terms of information theory is still very salient, but a lot of the language that he uses to flesh out the relationship between digital and analog information is less stable and interesting thanrecent alternatives Churchland s work on computational approaches gives a bitof a clear distinction between those different sorts of ways of discussing information and the relationship b...

  4. Sebastian says:

    Very serviceable theory of information Includes a theory of semantics based on etiological origin that is very clever and provides a palatable form of semantic externalism Lack of probabilistic causation or information is interesting I wonder if the theory c...