The Systematicity Arguments

This book addresses a part of a problem. The problem is to determine the architecture of cognition, that is, the basic structures and mechanisms underlying cognitive processing. This is a multidimensional problem insofar as there appear to be many distinct types of mechanisms that interact in divers...

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Main Author: Aizawa, Kenneth
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 2003, 2003
Series:Studies in Brain and Mind
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Structure of Cognitive Representations
  • 1.1 Some Theories of Cognitive Architecture
  • 1.2 An Outline for the Book
  • 2. Some History and Philosophy of Science
  • 2.1 Copernican and Ptolemaic Astronomy
  • 2.2 Darwinian Evolution and Creationism
  • 2.3 What these Arguments have in Common
  • 2.4 Some Broader Implications of our Explanatory Standards
  • 2.5 Taking Stock
  • 3. The Productivity of Thought
  • 3.1 The Productivity Argument
  • 4. The Systematicity of Inference
  • 4.1 What is the Systematicity of Inference?
  • 4.2 The Case Against the Systematicity of Inference
  • 4.3 Explaining the Systematicity of Inference
  • 4.4 Taking Stock
  • 5. The Systematicity of Cognitive Representations
  • 5.1 What is the Systematicity of Cognitive Representations?
  • 5.2 Pure Atomistic Accounts of the Systematicity of Cognitive Representations
  • 5.3 Classical Accounts of the Systematicity of Cognitive Representations
  • 5.4 Taking Stock
  • 6. The Compositionality of Representations
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