Bringing it about

@article{Segerberg1989BringingIA,
  title={Bringing it about},
  author={Krister Segerberg},
  journal={J. Philosophical Logic},
  year={1989},
  volume={18},
  pages={327-347}
}
A number of philosophers have suggested that the notion of a computer program may be a useful analogy in the analysis of human action (among others, see Boden [1] and Suppes [lo] as well as the present author [7], [S]). Thus in understanding what happens when, for example, John performs the action of eating an apple it might be helpful to view John as running a certain “routine” (which is the term this author has suggested for the informal counterpart to the formal notion of a program). One… CONTINUE READING

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