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  • n. Plural form of functor.


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  • I started my hackpact month last night with this screencast, playing around with time offsets and functors.

    September « 2009 « Alex McLean

  • In fact, protothetic inspired Łukasiewicz's system with variable functors, another absolute propositional logic.

    Lvov-Warsaw School

  • The full strength of the theory can then be appreciated by considering that its models are closed under each of these functors, modulo the satisfiability of the relevant conditions.

    Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

  • Since such functors are the natural mereological analogues of the familiar set-theoretic operators, with

    Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

  • In all other cases, however, (46) - (51) yield perfectly well-behaved functors.

    Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

  • On this account, quotations are not proper names, or descriptions or demonstratives but rather they are functors that take an expression as their argument and return it as value.


  • Are they names, descriptions, demonstratives, functors or some sui generis linguistic category?


  • Locality and whatnot would then become conditions on the functors you can construct.

    Arrow of Time FAQ

  • There may also be what are called many-link functors, which are functors whose values are functors.

    Stanisław Leśniewski

  • There may be functors whose arguments are functors: for example a conjunction holding between two binary predicates has a category S Œ© S Œ© NN Œª S Œ© NN Œª Œª.

    Stanisław Leśniewski


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