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Environmental complexity and the evolution of cognition.

@inproceedings{GodfreySmith2002EnvironmentalCA,
  title={Environmental complexity and the evolution of cognition.},
  author={P. Godfrey-Smith},
  year={2002}
}
  • P. Godfrey-Smith
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • One problem faced in discussions of the evolution of intelligence is the need to get a precise fix on what is to be explained. Terms like "intelligence," "cognition" and "mind" do not have simple and agreed-upon meanings, and the differences between conceptions of intelligence have consequences for evolutionary explanation. I hope the papers in this volume will enable us to make progress on this problem. The present contribution is mostly focused on these basic and foundational issues, although… CONTINUE READING
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