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Mind as machine : a history of cognitive science

Author: Margaret A Boden
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st paperback ed.]View all editions and formats
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Cognitive science is the project of understanding the mind by modelling its workings. Its development is one of the most remarkable and fascinating intellectual achievements of the modern era. Mind  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Boden
ISBN: 9780199543168 019954316X 9780199545643 0199545642 9780199545650 0199545650 9780199241446 0199241449
OCLC Number: 370242127
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2017 ACM AAAI Allen Newell Award *Choice* Outstanding Academic Book 2007.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Setting the scene --
2. Man as machine: origins of the idea --
3. Anticipatory engines --
4. Maybe minds are machines too --
5. Movements beneath the mantle --
6. Cognitive science comes together --
7. The rise of computational psychology --
8. The mystery of the missing discipline --
9. Transforming linguistics --
10. When GOFAI was NEWFAI --
11. Of bombs and bombshells --
12. Connectionism, its birth and renaissance --
13. Swimming alongside the kraken --
14. From neurophysiology to computational neuroscience --
15. A life in embryo --
16. Philosophies of mind as machine --
17. What next?
Other Titles: A history of cognitive science
Responsibility: Margaret A. Boden.
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