Representation and Resemblance

Philosophical Forum 12 (2):139 (1980)
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Abstract

The concept of representation is a problematic one. So is that of resemblance or similarity. But both concepts can be clarified via a modification of Wittgenstein's notion of a "family-resemblance." I shall introduce an extended version of that notion, specifically relevant to representational objects, after presenting some arguments which show the need for it.

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John Dilworth
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Teleology Revisited.Ernest Nagel - 1977 - Journal of Philosophy 74.

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