Articles

2022

  • Philippos Papayannopoulos, Nir Fresco and Oron Shagrir. On Two Different Kinds of Computational Indeterminacy. The Monist 105 (2022): 229-246.

2021

  • Lotem Elber-Dorozko and Oron Shagrir. Integrating Computation into the Mechanistic Hierarchy in the Cognitive and Neural Sciences. Synthese, 199 (2021): 43–66.
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2020

  • Oron Shagrir. In Defense of the Semantic View of Computation. Synthese, 197 (2020): 4083–4108.
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  • Jack Copeland and Oron Shagrir. Physical Computability Theses. In Quantum, Probability, Logic: The Work and Influence of Itamar Pitowsky (eds. Meir Hemmo and Orly Shenker). Springer (2020): 217–232.
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2019

  • Jens Harbecke and Oron Shagrir. The Role of the Environment in Computational Explanations. European Journal for Philosophy of Science, 9 (2019): article 37.
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  • Jack Copeland and Oron Shagrir. The Church–Turing Thesis—Logical Limit or Breachable Barrier? Communications of the ACM, 62 (2019): 66–74.
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2018

  • Lotem Elber-Dorozko and Oron Shagrir. Computation and Levels in the Cognitive and Neural Sciences. In Routledge Handbook of the Computational Mind, (eds. Matteo Colombo and Mark Sprevak). Routledege (2018): 205–222.
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  • Jack Copeland, Oron Shagrir and Mark Sprevak. Zuse's Thesis, Gandy's Thesis, and Penrose's Thesis. In Computational Perspectives on Physics, Physical Perspectives on Computation (eds. Michael Cuffaro and Sam Fletcher). Cambridge University Press (2018): 39–59.
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  • Oron Shagrir. The Brain as an Input-Output Model of the World. Minds and Machines, 28 (2018): 53–75
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2017

  • Oron Shagrir and William Bechtel. Marr's Computational-Level Theories and Delineating Phenomena. In Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience: Prospects and Problems (ed. David Kaplan). Oxford University Press (2017): 190–214.
  • Oron Shagrir. Review Essay on Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account, by Gualtiero Piccinini (Oxford University Press), Philosophy of Science, 84 (2017): 604–612.
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  • Jack Copeland, Mark Sprevak and Oron Shagrir. Is the Universe Computational? In The Turing Guide (eds. Jonathan Bowen, Jack Copeland, Mark Sprevak and Robin Wilson). Oxford University Press (2017): 445–462.
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2016

  • Oron Shagrir. Advertisement for the Philosophy of the Computational Sciences. In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Science (ed. Paul Humphreys). Oxford University Press (2016): 15–42.
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  • Jack Copeland, Eli Dresner, Diane Proudfoot and Oron Shagrir. Time to Re-inspect the Foundations? Communications of the ACM, 59 (2016): 34–36.
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2015

  • William Bechtel and Oron Shagrir. The Non-Redundant Contributions of Marr's Three Levels of Analysis for Explaining Information Processing Mechanisms. Topics in Cognitive Science (TopiCS), 7 (2015): 312–322.
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2014

  • Gualtiero Piccinini and Oron Shagrir. Foundations of Computational Neuroscience. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 25 (2014): 25–30.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Putnam and Computational Functionalism. In Key Thinkers in Philosophy of Mind (ed. Andrew Bailey), Continuum Press (2014): 147–168.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Review of Marcin Milkowski, Explaining the Computational Mind (MIT Press). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (January, 2014).
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2013

  • Oron Shagrir. Concepts of Supervenience Revisited. Erkenntnis, 78 (2013): 469–485.
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  • Jack Copeland and Oron Shagrir. Turing versus Gödel on Computability and the Mind. In Computability: Turing, Gödel, Church, and Beyond. MIT Press (2013): 1–33.
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  • Jack Copeland, Carl Posy and Oron Shagrir. The Revolutions of the 1930s (An introduction to Computability: Turing, Gödel, Church, and Beyond). MIT Press (2013): vii–x.
  • Oron Shagrir and Vera Hoffmann-Kolss. Supervenience (2013). In Byron Kaldis (ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. (Vol. 18). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications: 970–975.

2012

  • Oron Shagrir. Can a Brain Possess Two Minds? Journal of Cognitive Science, 13 (2012): 145–165.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Computation, Implementation, Cognition. Minds and Machines, 22 (2012): 137–148.  
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  • Oron Shagrir. Structural Representations and the Brain. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 63 (2012): 519–545.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Supertasks Do Not Increase Computational Power. Natural Computing, 11 (2012): 51–58.
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  • Oron Shagrir. The Imitation Game. Odyssey: A special issue on Alan Turing 14 (2012): 18–21 (in Hebrew).
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2011

  • Oron Shagrir. Supervenience and Anomalism are Compatible. Dialectica, 65 (2011): 241–266.
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  • Jack Copeland and Oron Shagrir. Do Accelerating Turing Machines Compute the Uncomputable? Minds and Machines, 21 (2011): 221–239.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Towards a Modeling View of Computing. In Information and Computation: Essays on Scientific and Philosophical Understanding of Foundations of Information and Computation (eds. Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic and Mark Burgin), World Scientific Publishing (2011): 381–391. 
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2010

  • Oron Shagrir. Computation, San Diego Style. Philosophy of Science, 77 (2010): 862–874.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Brains as Analog-Model Computers. Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science, 41 (2010): 271–279.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Marr on Computational-Level Theories. Philosophy of Science, 77 (2010): 477–500.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Davidson's Notion of Supervenience. In Hues of Philosophy – Essays in Memory of Ruth Manor (ed. Anat Biletzki), London: College Publications, (2010): 43–58.
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2009

  • Oron Shagrir. Strong Global Supervenience is Valuable. Erkenntnis, 71 (2009): 417–423.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Anomalism and Supervenience: A Critical Survey. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 39 (2009): 237–272.
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2008

  • Oron Shagrir. Kripke's Infinity Argument. Iyyun 57 (2008): 3–24. Reprinted in Naming, Necessity and More (ed. Jonathan Berg), Palgrave Macmillan (2015): 169–190.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Davidson on Supervenience. In Reduction and Elimination in Philosophy and the Sciences (Papers of the 31st International Wittgenstein Symposium, eds. Alexander Hieke and Hannes Leitgeb), Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society (2008): 318–320.

2007

  • Jack Copeland and Oron Shagrir. Physical Computation: How General are Gandy's Principles for Mechanisms? Minds and Machines, 17 (2007): 217–231. 
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2006

  • Oron Shagrir. Why We View the Brain as a Computer. Synthese, 153 (2006): 393–416.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Gödel on Turing on Computability. In Church's Thesis after 70 years (eds. Adam Olszewski, Jan Wolenski and Robert Janusz), Ontos-Verlag (2006): 393–419.
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2005

  • Oron Shagrir. The Rise and Fall of Computational Functionalism. In Contemporary Philosophy in Focus: Hilary Putnam (ed. Yemima Ben Menahem), Cambridge University Press, (2005): 220–250.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Accelerating Turing Machines. In Time and History (Papers of the 28th International Wittgenstein Symposium, eds. Friedrich Stadler and Michael Stöltzner), Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, (2005): 276–278.

2004

  • Oron Shagrir. Super-Tasks, Accelerating Turing Machines and Uncomputability. Theoretical Computer Science, 317 (2004): 105–114.
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2003

  • Oron Shagrir and Itamar Pitowsky. Physical Hypercomputation and the Church–Turing Thesis. Minds and Machines, 13 (2003): 87–101.
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2002

  • Oron Shagrir. Global Supervenience, Coincident Entities and Anti-Individualism. Philosophical Studies, 109 (2002): 171–195.
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  • Oron Shagrir. Effective Computation by Humans and Machines. Minds and Machines, 12 (2002): 221–240.
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2001

  • Oron Shagrir. Content, Computation and Externalism. Mind, 110 (2001): 369–400.
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2000

  • Oron Shagrir. Productivity and the Classical–Connectionist Debate. Conceptus-Studien, 14 (2000): 37–50.
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1999

  • Oron Shagrir. What is Computer Science About? Monist, 82 (1999): 131–149.
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  • More on Global Supervenience. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 59 (1999): 691–701.
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1998

  • Oron Shagrir. Multiple Realization, Computation and the Taxonomy of Psychological States. Synthese, 114 (1998): 445–461.
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1997

  • Oron Shagrir. Two Dogmas of Computationalism. Minds and Machines, 7 (1997): 321–344.
  • Oron Shagrir. Review of On the Origin of Objects, by Brian Cantwell Smith (MIT Press). Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 1 (1997): 239.
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1995

  • Oron Shagrir. Review essay on Readings in Philosophy and Cognitive Science, by Alvin Goldman (editor) (MIT Press). Pragmatics and Cognition, 3 (1995): 377–385.
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1992

  • Oron Shagrir. A Neural Net with Self-Inhibiting Units for the N-Queens Problem. International Journal of Neural Systems, 3 (1992): 249–252.
  • Bruce Glymour, Rick Grush, Valerie Gray Hardcastle, Brian Keeley, Joe Ramsey, Oron Shagrir and Ellen Watson. The Cartesian Theater Stance; (Commentary on Dennett and Kinsbourne). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 15 (1992): 209–210.

1989

  • Oron Shagrir. Classical vs. PDP Models in Describing the Tic-Tac-Toe Game (in Hebrew). Iyyun, 38 (1989): 265–286.