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A Device-Oriented Definition of Functions of Artifacts and Its Perspectives

Yoshinobu Kitamura and Riichiro Mizoguchi

in Functions in Biological and Artificial Worlds: Comparative Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113212
eISBN:
9780262255271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113212.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter demonstrates that in spite of the importance of the notion of function for engineering practice there is no common interpretation of it. It proposes a device-oriented definition of ... More


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