Language Of Thought / Edition 1

Language Of Thought / Edition 1

by Jerry A. Fodor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674510305

ISBN-13: 9780674510302

Pub. Date: 01/01/1975

Publisher: Harvard University Press

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…  See more details below

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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 University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1975
Series:
Language and Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Sales rank:
1,081,846
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

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