Evolution of Intelligence: Are Humans the Only Animals with Minds?

Evolution of Intelligence: Are Humans the Only Animals with Minds?

by James H. Fetzer
     
 


James Fetzer explores the nature of consciousness and cognition in human beings and other animals. He addresses the inadequacies of the computational conception and expounds on an alternative theory based on the study of signs and symbols as elements of communicative behavior. Fetzer offers a new theory of intelligence by which machines can be intelligent without…  See more details below

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James Fetzer explores the nature of consciousness and cognition in human beings and other animals. He addresses the inadequacies of the computational conception and expounds on an alternative theory based on the study of signs and symbols as elements of communicative behavior. Fetzer offers a new theory of intelligence by which machines can be intelligent without possessing minds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812694598
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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