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- n. the state of being intrinsic; inherence
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being intrinsic; essentialness; genuineness; reality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being intrinsic; essentiality.
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Recognizing temporal aspects of reductionism alongside other representational issues like intrinsicality, which are not captured by a focus on mereology alone, supplements the evidential base for an argument in favor of talking about different kinds of reductionism rather than in terms of one unified account of reduction or overarching dichotomies of “reductionism” versus
For example, an interest in the context sensitivity of realization in philosophy of mind (Wilson 2004, ch. 6) invokes issues pertaining to the context objection, individuation, temporality (especially causation versus constitution), and intrinsicality.
Attending explicitly to representation highlights two features that have been relatively neglected in debates about explanatory reduction: temporality and intrinsicality (Section 4.3).
In addition to individuation, two other issues directly related to representation can be mentioned: temporality and intrinsicality.
But if intrinsicality carries epiphenomenality, as D. Robinson's extension of Lewis's argument suggests, then this way out of epiphenomenalism would be blocked.
It was the fast track to space ... intrinsicality!
Once context and personality are "admitted", as they must be, that's an end to the intrinsicality argument.
To the perspectives of rationality and enlightenment they added the intrinsicality of fundamental rights and freedoms, thus reaffirming the achievements of the French revolution.
"God is a principle which exists by virtue of its own intrinsicality, and operates spontaneously without self-manifestation.