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Representation in the genome

Pridmore, Brant Layton


Many biologists, and others, use representational talk to describe a range of genomic phenomena: ‘transcription’, ‘translation’, ‘the genetic code’ etc. How seriously we should take this depends on our account of representation. ‘Teleosemantics’ is an account that bases representational content on the functions of biological systems (‘devices’) that produce and consume physical tokens so as to communicate with one another and deal successfully with the world. On this view, many biological...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d70f4361c389


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