Philosophy and Cognitive Science: Western & Eastern Studies

Philosophy and Cognitive Science: Western & Eastern Studies

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642435874
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/09/2014
Series: Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics , #2
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Scientific Models Are Not Fictions. Model-Based Science as Epistemic Warfare.- An Examination of the Thesis of Models as Representations.- On Animal Cognition: Before and After the Beast-Machine Controversy.- From Mindless Modeling to Scientific Models. The Case of Emerging Models.- The Greenhouse Metaphor and the Greenhouse Effect: A Case Study of a Flawed Analogous Model.- A Study of Model and Representation Based on a Duhemian Thesis.- From The Received View to the Model-Theoretic Approach.- Cognitive Chance Discovery. From Abduction to Affordance.- A Proposal on Belief, Abduction and Interpretation.- Not by Luck Alone. The Importance of Chance-Seeking and Silent Knowledge in Abductive Cognition.- Cognitive Abduction and the Study of Visual Culture.- Understanding Scientific Inference in the Natural Sciences Based on Abductive Inference Strategies.- Moral, intuitions vs. Moral Reasoning. A Philosophical Analysis of the Explanatory Models Intuitionism Relies on.- Evolutionary Tolerance.

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