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Explanation and cognition

Author: Frank C Keil; Robert A Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : MIT Press, © 2000.
Series: A Bradford book
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank C Keil; Robert A Wilson
ISBN: 058549021X 9780585490212
OCLC Number: 645591758
Notes: Also available via the World Wide Web.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 396 p.) : ill.
Contents: Explaining explanation / Frank C. Keil and Robert A. Wilson --
Discovering explanations / Herbert A. Simon --
The naturalness of religion and the unnaturalness of science / Robert N. McCauley --
The shadows and shallows of explanation / Robert A. Wilson and Frank C. Keil --
"How does it work?" versus "What are the laws?" two conceptions of psychological explanation / Robert Cummins --
Twisted tales: causal complexity and cognitive scientific explanation / Andy Clark --
Bayes nets as psychological models / Clark Glymour --
The role of mechanism beliefs in causal reasoning / Woo-kyoung Ahn and Charles W. Kalish --
Causality in the mind: estimating contextual and conjunctive power / Patricia W. Cheng --
Explaining disease: correlations, causes, and mechanisms / Paul Thagard --
Explantion in scientists and children / William F. Brewer, Clark A. Chinn, and Ala Samarapungavan --
Explanation as orgasm and the drive for causal knowledge: the function, evolution, and phenomenology of the Theory Formation System / Alison Gopnik --
Explanatory Influences on Concept Acquisition and Use --
Explanatory Knowledge and Conceptual Combination / Christine Johnson and Frank Keil --
Explanatory Concepts / Gregory L. Murphy --
Index.
Series Title: A Bradford book
Responsibility: edited by Frank C. Keil and Robert A. Wilson.

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