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The Cambridge Handbook of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a cross-disciplinary approach to understanding, modeling, and creating intelligence of various forms. It is a critical branch of cognitive science, and itsExpand
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Connectionism, Eliminativism, and the Future of Folk Psychology
In the years since the publication of Thomas Kuhn’s Structure of Scientific Revolutions, the term ‘scientific revolution’ has been used with increasing frequency in discussions of scientific change,Expand
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Must cognition be representational?
  • W. Ramsey
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Synthese
  • 1 November 2017
In various contexts and for various reasons, writers often define cognitive processes and architectures as those involving representational states and structures. Expand
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Prototypes and conceptual analysis
In this paper, I explore the implications of recent empirical research on concept representation for the philosophical enterprise of conceptual analysis. I argue that conceptual analysis, as it isExpand
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Preface to Rethinking Intuition: The Psychology of Intuition and Its Role in Philosophical Inquiry
Ancients and moderns alike have constructed arguments and assessed theories on the basis of common sense and intuitive judgments. Yet, despite the important role intuitions play in philosophy, thereExpand
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Philosophy and Connectionist Theory
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 theExpand
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Do Connectionist Representations Earn Their Explanatory Keep
Abstract: In this paper I assess the explanatory role of internal representations in connectionist models of cognition. Focusing on both the internal‘hidden’units and the connection weights betweenExpand
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Connectionism and three levels of nativism
Along with the increasing popularity of connectionist language models has come a number of provocative suggestions about the challenge these models present to Chomsky's arguments for nativism. TheExpand
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Untangling two questions about mental representation
Abstract In their efforts to provide a naturalistic account of mental representation, both cognitive researchers and philosophers have failed to properly address an important distinction between twoExpand
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