Review of Representation and Reality

Lee A. Gladwin


In Representation and Reality (MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1988, 134 pp., $19.95, ISBN 0-262-16108-7), Hilary Putnam, the father of functionalism, turns on his mind child, declaring that "functionalism, construed as the thesis that propositional attitudes are just computational states of the brain, cannot be correct."

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