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date: 21 April 2024

representation. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Philosophy
Author(s):
Tim CraneTim Crane

It is a truism that a representation is anything that represents something. Thus words, sentences, thoughts, and pictures may all be considered representations, though the manner in which they represent things is very different. Representation is a philosophically puzzling relation. To take one simple example, ‘... ...

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