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Connectionism, concepts, and folk psychology

By: Clark, Andy(Edited by) Millican, P. J. R.(Edited by)

Part of the Mind Association Occasional Series series
0198235941 / 9780198235941
Hardback
128.2
01/10/1996
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England
22 cm 216p. : ill.
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This is the second of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing; it celebrates his intellectual legacy within the philosophy of mind and cognitive science.

A distinguished international cast of contributors focus on the relationship between a scientific, computational image of the mind and a common-sense picture of the mind as an inner arena populated by concepts, beliefs, intentions, and qualia.

Topics covered include: the causal potency of folk- psychological states, the connectionist reconception of learning and concept formation, the understanding of the notion of computation itself, and the relation between philosophical and psychological theories of concepts.

BIC:

HPK Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge, HPL Philosophy: logic, HPM Philosophy of mind, JMR Cognition & cognitive psychology, UYQ Artificial intelligence

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