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17. Mind and Body / C. Functionalism / 6. Homuncular Functionalism

[mind as a team of small independent functional units]

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All functionalism is 'homuncular', of one grain size or another [Dennett]
We descend from robots, and our intentionality is composed of billions of crude intentional systems [Dennett]
Mind is a set of hierarchical 'homunculi', which are made up in turn from subcomponents [Fodor, by Lycan]
Homuncular functionalism (e.g. Freud) could be based on simpler mechanical processes [Rey]