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The Architecture of CognitionRethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge

The Architecture of Cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge

Paco Calvo and John Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027236
eISBN:
9780262322461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027236.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In 1988, Jerry Fodor and Zenon Pylyshyn challenged connectionist theorists to explain the systematicity of cognition. In a highly influential critical analysis of connectionism, they argued that ... More

Being AmoralPsychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Thomas Schramme (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Psychopathy has been the subject of investigations in both philosophy and psychiatry and yet the conceptual issues remain largely unresolved. This volume approaches psychopathy by considering the ... More

Color Ontology and Color Science

Color Ontology and Color Science

Jonathan Cohen and Mohan Matthen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013857
eISBN:
9780262312493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013857.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Philosophers and scientists have long speculated about the nature of color. Atomists such as Democritus thought color to be “conventional,” not real; Galileo and other key figures of the Scientific ... More

The Consciousness ParadoxConsciousness, Concepts, and Higher-Order Thoughts

The Consciousness Paradox: Consciousness, Concepts, and Higher-Order Thoughts

Rocco J. Gennaro

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016605
eISBN:
9780262298582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Consciousness is arguably the most important area within contemporary philosophy of mind and perhaps the most puzzling aspect of the world. Despite an explosion of research from philosophers, ... More

Consciousness RevisitedMaterialism without Phenomenal Concepts

Consciousness Revisited: Materialism without Phenomenal Concepts

Michael Tye

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012737
eISBN:
9780262255172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012737.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We are material beings in a material world, but we are also beings who have experiences and feelings. How can these subjective states be just a matter of matter? To defend materialism, philosophical ... More

Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention

Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention

Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haroutioun Haladjian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028974
eISBN:
9780262327497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028974.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book, Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haladjian consider the relationship between consciousness and attention. The cognitive mechanism of attention has often been compared to consciousness, since ... More

The Crucible of ConsciousnessAn Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain

The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain

Zoltan Torey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512848
eISBN:
9780262255189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512848.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We are material beings in a material world, but we are also beings who have experiences and feelings. How can these subjective states be just a matter of matter? Philosophical materialists have ... More

Dialogues with DavidsonActing, Interpreting, Understanding

Dialogues with Davidson: Acting, Interpreting, Understanding

Jeff Malpas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015561
eISBN:
9780262295796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The work of the philosopher Donald Davidson is not only wide ranging in its influence and vision, but also in the breadth of issues that it encompasses. Davidson’s work includes seminal contributions ... More

DreamingA Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Jennifer M. Windt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Are dreams conscious experiences occurring during sleep? What exactly would it mean to say that they are? How does the concept of dreaming fit into the framework of concepts commonly used to describe ... More

EnactionToward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

John Stewart, Olivier Gapenne, and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents the framework for a new, comprehensive approach to cognitive science. The proposed paradigm, enaction, offers an alternative to cognitive science’s classical, first-generation ... More

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