Mechanical Mind: A Philosophical Introduction to Minds, Machines and Mental Representation / Edition 2

Mechanical Mind: A Philosophical Introduction to Minds, Machines and Mental Representation / Edition 2

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by Tim Crane
     
 

This edition has been fully revised and updated, and includes a new chapter on consciousness and a new section on modularity. There are also guides for further reading, and a new glossary of terms such as mentalese, connectionism, and the homunculus fallacy.See more details below

Overview

This edition has been fully revised and updated, and includes a new chapter on consciousness and a new section on modularity. There are also guides for further reading, and a new glossary of terms such as mentalese, connectionism, and the homunculus fallacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415290302
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/03/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1220L (what's this?)

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Meet the Author

Tim Crane is Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He is the author of The Objects of Thought, Aspects of Psychologism, Elements of Mind, the editor of The Contents of Experience, General Editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, and the Philosophy Consultant Editor of the Times Literary Supplement.

Table of Contents

List of figures
Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
Introduction: the mechanical mind1
1The puzzle of representation8
2Understanding thinkers and their thoughts42
3Computers and thought83
4The mechanisms of thought130
5Explaining mental representation169
6Consciousness and the mental mind211
Glossary233
The mechanical mind: a chronology238
Notes242
Index256

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