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Connectionism, Concepts, and Folk Psychology

The Legacy of Alan Turing, Volume II

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This is the second of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing; it celebrates his intellectual legacy within the philosophy of mind and cognitive science. A distinguished international cast of contributors focus on the relationship beteen a scientific, computational image of the mind and a common-sense picture of the mind as an inner arena populated by concepts, beliefs, intentions, and qualia. Topics covered include the causal potency of folk-psychological states, the connectionist reconception of learning and concept formation, the understanding of the notion of computation itself, and the relation between philosophical and psychological theories of concepts. Also available in paperback is the companion volume, Machines and Thought, edited by Peter Millican and Andy Clark, which focuses on Turing's main innovations in artificial intelligence.

Author Biography

Andy Clark is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology Project at Washington University, St Louis Missouri. Peter Millican is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Computer Studies at the University of Leeds.
Release date NZ
March 1st, 1999
Contributors
Edited by Andy Clark Edited by Peter Millican
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Clarendon Press
Pages
292
Dimensions
138x216x17
ISBN-13
9780198238751
Product ID
2198307

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