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Existential cognition : computational minds in the world

Author: Ronald Albert McClamrock
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the notion of the mind as information-processor - a kind of computational system - is widely accepted, many scientists and philosophers have assumed that this account of cognition shows that the mind's operations are characterizable independent of their relationship to the external world. Existential Cognition challenges the internalist view of mind, arguing that intelligence, thought, and action cannot be
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Albert McClamrock
ISBN: 0226556417 9780226556413
OCLC Number: 29634907
Description: ix, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Autonomy and Implementation --
Ch. 2. Context, Taxonomy, and Mechanism --
Ch. 3. Picking Levels --
Ch. 4. The Frame Problems --
Ch. 5. Boundedness and Contingency --
Ch. 6. Exploiting the Environment --
Ch. 7. Interactive Decomposition --
Ch. 8. Embedded Language --
Ch. 9. Interactive Perception --
Ch. 10. Intentionality and Its Objects --
Ch. 11. The Autonomy of Subjectivity --
Ch. 12. Existential Cognition.
Responsibility: Ron McClamrock.
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