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An invitation to cognitive science
Shake hands the classical agenda the gathering storm meaning must have a stop dark glass and shattered mirrors the contradictions of the public world Turing and Wittgenstein information storms theExpand
Man a machine and Man a plant
The first modern translation of the complete texts of La Mettrie's pioneering L'Homme machine and L'Homme plante, first published in 1747 and 1748, respectively, this volume also includesExpand
Instinctive Incest Avoidance: A Paradigm Case for Evolutionary Psychology Evaporates
Westermarck proposed that humans have an incest avoidance instinct, triggered by frequent intimate contact with family members during the first several years of life. Westermarck reasons that (1)Expand
Can animals and machines be persons? : a dialogue
"This is a dialogue about the notion of a person, of an entity that thinks and feels and acts, that counts and is accountable. Equivalently, it's about the intentional idiom -- the well-knit fabricExpand
Helen Keller as cognitive scientist
Abstract Nature's experiments in isolation—the wild boy of Aveyron, Genie, their name is hardly legion—are by their nature illusive. Helen Keller, blind and deaf from her 18th month and isolated fromExpand
Philosophy, engineering, biology, and history: a vindication of Turing's views about the distinction between the cognitive and physical sciences
  • J. Leiber
  • Biology, Computer Science
  • J. Exp. Theor. Artif. Intell.
  • 1 March 2002
Alan Turing draws a firm line between the mental and the physical, between the cognitive and physical sciences, and throws out talk of function, intentionality, and final causes from biology as a physical science. Expand
Mountains and Molehills: egocentricism in recent research
(1984). Mountains and Molehills: egocentricism in recent research. Oxford Review of Education: Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 261-270.