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the most general word for an object at any stage in its determination by the subject, or for the subjective act of forming the object at that level. The main types of representations are intuitions, concepts and ideas.
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[A320/B376] "There is no lack of terms suitable for each kind of representation...Their serial arrangement is as follows. The genus is representation in general (repreaesentatio). Subordinate to it stands representation with consciousness (perceptio). A perception which relates solely to the subject as the modification of its state is sensation (sensatio), an objective perception is knowledge (cognitio). This is either intuition or concept (intuitus vel conceptus)". In addition to concepts, intuitions, sensations, and perceptions, Kant holds that appearances are representations. He maintains all judgments, and thus all acts of knowledge, involve the representations of representations. [Bxl] However, Kant also suggests that we are not only conscious of different types of representations; the Preface to B he asserts that "I am conscious of my existence in time...and this is more than to be conscious merely of my representation".
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That which stands for, refers to or denotes something or the relation between a thing and that which stands for or denotes it. See distributed representation ,symbolicism , dynamic systems theory .
&ltDiscussion &gt &ltReferences &gt Chris Eliasmith
A distributed representation is one in which meaning is not captured by a single symbolic unit, but rather arises from the interaction of a set of units, normally in a network of some sort.
&ltDiscussion&gt &ltReferences&gt Chris Eliasmith


 

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