Human Reasoning and Cognitive Science

Human Reasoning and Cognitive Science

by Keith Stenning, Michiel van van Lambalgen
     
 

A new proposal for integrating the employment of formal and empirical methods in the study of human reasoning.See more details below

Overview

A new proposal for integrating the employment of formal and empirical methods in the study of human reasoning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262517591
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/31/2012
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

I Groundwork 1

1 Introduction: Logic and Psychology 3

2 The Anatomy of Logic 19

3 A Little Logic Goes a Long Way 43

4 From Logic via Exploration to Controlled Experiment 93

5 From the Laboratory to the Wild and Back Again 117

6 The Origin of Human Reasoning Capacities 139

II Modeling 173

7 Planning and Reasoning: The Suppression Task 177

8 Implementing Reasoning in Neural Networks 217

9 Coping with Nonmonotonicity in Autism 241

10 Syllogisms and Beyond 297

III Is Psychology Hard or Impossible? 343

11 Rationality Revisited 347

Bibliography 367

Citation Index 391

General Index 397

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