Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-5 of 5 items

  • Keywords: Invariance x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Invariance

James Woodward

in Making Things Happen: A Theory of Causal Explanation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195155273
eISBN:
9780199835089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155270.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter systematically explores the notion of invariance, which is the key feature that a generalization must possess if it is to figure in causal explanations. A generalization is invariant if ... More


The Problem of Identical Particles

Bas C. van Fraassen

in Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239802
eISBN:
9780191597466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239807.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Do the properties of a compound or aggregate supervene on the properties of its parts? Theories that imply a negative answer (or the states they attribute) are called ’holistic’. Besides the EPR ... More


Visual Cognitive Adventures of Single Neurons in the Human Medial Temporal Lobe

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter summarizes some of the work examining visual cognition through recordings of single neurons in the human medial temporal lobe (MTL). These recordings were performed in patients with ... More


Testing Super Exogeneity

David F. Hendry

in Empirical Model Discovery and Theory Evaluation: Automatic Selection Methods in Econometrics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262028356
eISBN:
9780262324410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028356.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

An automatically computable test is described, with null rejection frequencies that are close to the nominal size, and potency for failures of super exogeneity. Impulse-indicator saturation is ... More


Think Globally, Experience Locally?

Wanja Wiese

in Experienced Wholeness: Integrating Insights from Gestalt Theory, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Predictive Processing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262036993
eISBN:
9780262343275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036993.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores how accounts of phenomenal unity can not only satisfy the phenomenality constraint, but also a version of globality. Global phenomenal unity could then be called phenomenal ... More


View: