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Representation and rationality

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foundations of cognitive science
Abstract:

In this essay I consider the foundations of a particular approach to cognitive science. There is a belief, among some, that cognitive research ought to proceed in two steps. In the first step, cognitive systems ought to be interpreted as rational beings, endowed with knowledge of their environments and motivated by goals and desires. Questions about the modularity of knowledge and about the sort of knowledge that is necessary or sufficient for a given competence are addressed at this stag...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Literae Humaniores
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Publication date:
1983
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602332142
Language:
English
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2013-06-22

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