A Theory of Content and Other Essays

A Theory of Content and Other Essays

by Jerry A. Fodor
     
 

This collection of new and previously published essays reflects the major research and thought of one of today's preeminent philosophers of mind. The first seven essays are philosophical pieces that focus on mental representation and the foundations of intentionality; they are followed by four psychological essays on cognitive architecture. In his eloquent

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This collection of new and previously published essays reflects the major research and thought of one of today's preeminent philosophers of mind. The first seven essays are philosophical pieces that focus on mental representation and the foundations of intentionality; they are followed by four psychological essays on cognitive architecture. In his eloquent introduction, Fodor shows how the two areas are thematically united and epistemologically related, highlighting his interest in finding alternatives to holistic accounts of cognitive content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262560696
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
10/08/1992
Series:
Representation and Mind series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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