Connectionism, Concepts, and Folk Psychology: The Legacy of Alan Turing

Connectionism, Concepts, and Folk Psychology: The Legacy of Alan Turing

by Millican Clark, Alan Mathison Turing, P. J. R. Millican
     
 

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This is the second of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing. Key issues in contemporary philosophy of mind and cognitive science are explored in the course of celebrating Turing's work. The distinguished cast of contributors includes Paul M. Churchland, L. Jonathan Cohen, Mario Compiani, Peter Dayan, Beatrice de Gelder, Douglas R. Hofstadter, Frank

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This is the second of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing. Key issues in contemporary philosophy of mind and cognitive science are explored in the course of celebrating Turing's work. The distinguished cast of contributors includes Paul M. Churchland, L. Jonathan Cohen, Mario Compiani, Peter Dayan, Beatrice de Gelder, Douglas R. Hofstadter, Frank Jackson, Michael Morris, Jon Oberlander, Christopher Peacocke, Philip Pettot, Ian Pratt, Joop Schopman and Aziz Shawky, Murray Shanahan, and Chris Thornton.

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"A fascinating series of essays on computation by contributors in various fields."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198235941
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Mind Association Occasional Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Andy Clark is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy/Neuroscience/Psychology program at Washington State University, St Louis, Missouri. He is the author of Microcognition (MIT Press 1989) and Associative Engines (MIT Press 1993). Peter Millican is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Computer Studies at the University of Leeds.

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