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2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 8. Naturalising Reason

[explaining reason as part of the natural world]

7 ideas
The structure of reason is a social and historical achievement [Hegel, by Pinkard]
Rationality is the way we coordinate our intentionality [Searle]
Rationality is built into the intentionality of the mind, and its means of expression [Searle]
Turing invented the idea of mechanical rationality (just based on syntax) [Fodor]
A standard naturalist view is realist, externalist, and computationalist, and believes in rationality [Fodor]
Modern science, by aiming for clarity about the external world, has abandoned rationality in the human world [Roochnik]
Psychology studies the way rationality links desires and beliefs to causality [Segal]