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The Language of Thought / Edition 1
     

The Language of Thought / Edition 1

by Jerry A. Fodor, D. Terence Langendoen, George A. Miller
 

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ISBN-10: 0674510305

ISBN-13: 9780674510302

Pub. Date: 01/22/1980

Publisher: Harvard

In a compelling defense of the speculative approach to the philosophy of mind, Jerry Fodor argues that, while our best current theories of cognitive psychology view many higher processes as computational, computation itself presupposes an internal medium of representation. Fodor's prime concerns are to buttress the notion of internal representation from a

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In a compelling defense of the speculative approach to the philosophy of mind, Jerry Fodor argues that, while our best current theories of cognitive psychology view many higher processes as computational, computation itself presupposes an internal medium of representation. Fodor's prime concerns are to buttress the notion of internal representation from a philosophical viewpoint, and to determine those characteristics of this conceptual construct using the empirical data available from linguistics and cognitive psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674510302
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/22/1980
Series:
Language and Thought Series , #5
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
214
Sales rank:
1,024,188
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

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