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Alvin I Goldman
|Description:||XI, , 860 s. : il. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Part 1 Epistemology: visual object recognition, Irving Biederman; deductive reasoning, John H. Holland et al; probabilistic reasoning, Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman; our native inferential tendencies, Hilary Kornblith; epistemic folkways and scientific epistemology, Alvin I. Goldman. Part 2 Science and mathematics: observation reconsidered, Jerry A. Fodor; perceptual plasticity and theoretical neutrality - a reply to Jerry Fodor, Paul M. Churchland; explanatory coherence, Paul R. Thagard; scientific discovery, Pat Langley et al; evidence against empiricist accounts of the origins of numerical knowledge, Karen Wynn. Part 3 Mind: troubles with functionalism, Ned Block; eliminative materialism and the propositional attitudes, Paul M. Churchland; Fodor's guide to mental representation, Jerry A. Fodor; misrepresentation, Fred I. Dretske; how we know our minds - the illusion of first-person knowledge of intentionality, Alison Gopnik; the psychology of folk psychology, Alvin I. Goldman; quining qualia, Daniel C. Dennett; neuropsychological evidence for a consciousness system, Daniel L. Schacter. Part 4 Metaphysics: object perception, Elizabeth S. Spelke; ontological categories guide young children's inductions of word meaning, Nancy N. Soja et al; some elements of conceptual structure, Ray Jackendoff; colour subjectivism, C.L. Hardin. Part 5 Language: on the nature, use, and acquisition of language, Noam Chomsky; on learning the past tenses of English verbs, David E. Rumelhart and James L. McClelland; critique of Rumelhart and McClelland, Andy Clark; the mental representation of the meaning of words, Philip N. Johnson-Laird; brain and language, Antom R. Damasio and Hanna Damasio; meaning, other people, and the world, Hilary Putnam. Part 6 Ethics: ethics and cognitive science, Alvin I. Goldman; the contribution of empathy to justice and moral judgment, Martin L. Hoffman; situations and dispositions, Owen Flanagan. Part 7 Conceptual foundations: autonomous psychology and the belief-desire thesis, Stephen P. Stich; individualism and psychology, Tyler Burge; the co-evolutionary research ideology, Patrica S. Churchland; on the proper treatment of connectionism, Paul Smolensky; connectionism and cognitive architecture, Jerry A. Fodor and Zenon W. Pylyshyn; the computer model of the mind, Ned Bock; the critique of cognitive reason, John R. Searle.|
|Series Title:||Bradford Book.|
|Responsibility:||ed. by Alvin I. Goldman.|