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The legacy of Alan Turing. Vol. 2, Connectionism, concepts, and folk psychology

Author: Andy Clark; Peter J R Millican; Alan Turing
Publisher: Oxford [etc.] : Clarendon Press, 1996.
Series: Mind association occasional series.
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The second of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing, who pioneered computing theory in the middle of this century. A distinguished international cast of contributors offer original  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Clark; Peter J R Millican; Alan Turing
ISBN: 0198235941 9780198235941
OCLC Number: 439032327
Description: IX, 281 str. : ilustr. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Learning and Conceptual Change: The View from the Neurons ; 2. Remarks on the Paradigms of Connectionism ; 3. Remarks on the Impact of Connectionism on our Thinking about Concepts ; 4. Causation in the Philosophy of Mind ; 5. Altered States and Virtual Beliefs ; 6. The Relation between Philosophical and Psychological Theories of Concepts ; 7. How Simple is the Simple Account? ; 8. Modularity and Logical Cognitivism ; 9. Folk Learning and Naive Physics ; 10. Why Concept Learning is a Good Idea ; 11. Analogy-Making, Fluid Concepts, and Brain Mechanisms ; 12. Encoding Psychological Knowledge ; 13. Does Belief Exist?
Series Title: Mind association occasional series.
Responsibility: edited by A. Clark and P. J. R. Millican.
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