Attitudes, Chaos and the Connectionist Mind / Edition 1

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Overview

This book presents a broad ranging and fascinating examination of attitudes: how we form them, how we organize them towards others. Beginning with more traditional views of attitudes from the philosophy of Hume through early psychological writings to more recent research in connectionism and cognitive science, the author argues that human attitudes should not be regarded as simple evaluative judgments but rather as part of a more complex dynamic system.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631191315
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/14/1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.07 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
1 A Brief History of Attitude Research 1
2 Mind and Body 32
3 Experience and Identity 52
4 Mind and Behaviour 72
5 Observation and Reality 89
6 Expression and Shared Experience 110
7 Attitudes and Social Reality 129
8 Changing Shapes 153
9 The Makings of Mind 186
10 The Emergent Self 214
References 244
Subject Index 249
Author Index 253
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