MINDWARE. AN INTRODUCTION. TO THE PHILOSOPHY. OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE. Andy Clark. University of Sussex. New York Oxford. OXFORD. Andy Clark. · Rating details · ratings · 12 reviews. Mindware is an introductory text with a difference. In eight short chapters it tells a story and invites the. Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science invites readers to join in up-to-the-minute conceptual discussions of the Andy Clark.
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The journey ends with some wide-ranging and provacative speculation about the role of technology and the changing nature of the human mind itself.
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Mindware is an introductory text with a difference. Philosophy and Cognitive Science. History of Western Philosophy. Having read a lot in the area of philosophy of mind and in neuroscience, I looked to this book to bring some coherence to all the schools of thought and the history thereof. Each chapter is organized as an initial sketch of a research program claro theme, followed by a substantial discussion section in which specific problems and issues both familiear and cutting-edge are raised and pursued.
Science Logic and Mathematics. Throughout, he highlights challenging issues in an effort to engage students in active debate. Written by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, this vivid and engaging introductory Paul Thagard – – Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Bram rated it really liked it Jan 13, HarrisPaul G.
D rated it it was clafk Aug 01, The sketches and discussions are accompanied by numerous figures and boxed sections, and followed by suggestions for futher reading. Lilia rated it liked it Feb 07, Want to Read saving….
For the goal presented in the problem of mind-body dualism and in the explanation of qualia, I really don’t see a fruitful explanation coming from the dialectical approach of philosophy or even the analytical approach of logic; I look more towards neuroscience. In addition to language, there is of course the branch of philosophy that deals with ethics.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. US Higher Education Not for profit. Numerous illustrations, text boxes, and extensive suggestions for further reading enhance the text’s utility. Which, actually, brings up another point regarding science and philosophy.
Gerard Casey – unknown. An Overview for Cognitive Science. Connectionism, representations, embodied cognition – can mind be reduced to matter and if so, can computation explain it?
Classic topics are treated alongside the newer ones in an integrated treatment of the various discussions.
It is presented as a no-holds-barred journey from early work in Artificial Intelligence, through connectionist artificial neural network counter-visions, and onto neuroscience artificial life, dynamics and robotics.
Augusta rated it liked it Sep 20, Ranging across both standard philosophical territory and the landscape of cutting-edge cognitive science, Mindware: This search is presented as a no-holds-barred journey from early work in artificial intelligence, through connectionist artificial neural network counter-visions, and on to neuroscience, artificial life, dynamics, and robotics.
Reformed Epistemology and the Cognitive Science of Religion. This is a lively and assured guide, and Clark is an excellent tour guide. Purchase Companion site Send feedback Also available as: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Science Mindwaare and Mathematics.
Request removal from index. What doesn’t start unending debates is an equation. More and more I’m starting to view philosophy as nothing more than an analogy factory–at least, as regards metaphysics. Good arguments and anthology of philosophy of mind.
Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Klaus rated it liked it Sep 06, The journey ends with some wide-ranging and provocative speculation about the complex coadaptive dance between mind, culture, and technology. Sign in to use this feature.
I’ve read many times that philosophy’s proper place is to help think the right way about a thing, to clarify thinking, which is a laudable goal since even scientific phenomena must be explained in language at some point. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Second Edition, is a vivid and engaging introduction to key issues, research, and opportunities in the field.
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