Philosophy and Connectionist Theory

Philosophy and Connectionist Theory


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138876088
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/04/2016
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: D.E. Rumelhart, Series Foreword. Preface. Part I:Connectionism and Other Styles of Cognitive Modeling. M.A. Boden, Horses of a Different Color? D.C. Dennett, Mother Nature Versus the Walking Encyclopedia: A Western Drama. Part II:Representation in Connectionist Models. T. van Gelder, What is the "D" in "PDP"? A Survey of the Concept of Distribution. J. Haugeland, Representational Genera. R. Cummins, The Role of Representation in Connectionist Explanations of Cognitive Capacities. A. Clark, In Defense of Explicit Rules. T. Goschke, D. Koppelberg, The Concept of Representation and the Representation of Concepts in Connectionist Models. G. Hatfield, Representation in Perception and Cognition: Connectionist Affordances. Part III:Philosophical Implications of Connectionism. W. Ramsey, S.P. Stich, J. Garon, Connectionism, Eliminativism and the Future of Folk Psychology. M. Davies, Concepts, Connectionism, and the Language of Thought. W. Lycan, Homuncular Functionalism Meets PDP. W. Ramsey, S.P. Stich, Connectionism and Three Levels of Nativism.

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