Readings in Philosophy and Cognitive Science

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Alvin I. Goldman
MIT Press, 1993 - Psychology - 860 pages
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This collection of readings shows how cognitive science can influence most of theprimary branches of philosophy, as well as how philosophy critically examines the foundations ofcognitive science. Its broad coverage extends beyond current texts that focus mainly on the impactof cognitive science on philosophy of mind and philosophy of psychology, to include materials thatare relevant to five other branches of philosophy: epistemology, philosophy of science (andmathematics), metaphysics, language, and ethics.

The readings are organized byphilosophical fields, with selections evenly divided between philosophers and cognitive scientists.They draw on research in numerous areas of cognitive science, including cognitive psychology,developmental psychology, social psychology, psychology of reasoning and judgment, artificialintelligence, linguistics, and neuropsychology. There are timely treatments of current topics anddebates such as the innate understanding of number, children's theory of mind, self-knowledge,consciousness, connectionism, and ethics and cognitive science.

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認知哲学や心の哲学の業界の大御所たちのテーマ別レビュー論文集。内容は哲学系と心理学系が中心ですが、認知科学を概観するにはもってこいの一冊です(ちょっぴり古いですけどね)。

Contents

Visual Object Recognition 9 Irving Biederman
23
Probabilistic Reasoning 43 Amos Tversky
43
Our Native Inferential Hilary Kornblith
69
Epistemic Folkways and Alvin I Goldman
95
Observation Jerry A Fodor
119
Perceptual Plasticity and Paul M Churchland
139
Explanatory Coherence 153 Paul R Thagard
185
Evidence against Empiricist
209
Color Subjectivism
493
On the Nature Use
511
Critique of Rumelhart
553
The Mental Representation
561
Brain and Language
585
Meaning Other People
597
Ethics and Cognitive
623
The Contribution of Empathy Martin L Hoffman
643

Troubles with
231
Eliminative Materialism
255
Fodors Guide to Mental
271
Misrepresentation
297
The Psychology of Folk
347
Quining Qualia
381
Neuropsychological Evidence
415
Object Perception
447
Ontological Categories Guide Nancy N Soja Susan Carey
461
Some Elements of Conceptual Ray Jackendoff
481
Situations
681
Autonomous Psychology
699
Individualism
719
The Coevolutionary
745
On the Proper Treatment
769
Connectionism and Cognitive
801
The Computer Model of
819
The Critique of Cognitive
833
Index
849
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Alvin I. Goldman is Professor of Philosophy and Research Scientist in Cognitive Science at the University of Arizona.

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