Explanatory Pluralism in Cognitive Science

  title={Explanatory Pluralism in Cognitive Science},
  author={Rick Dale and Eric Dietrich and Anthony Chemero},
  journal={Cognitive science},
  volume={33 5},
This brief commentary has three goals. The first is to argue that "framework debate" in cognitive science is unresolvable. The idea that one theory or framework can singly account for the vast complexity and variety of cognitive processes seems unlikely if not impossible. The second goal is a consequence of this: We should consider how the various theories on offer work together in diverse contexts of investigation. A final goal is to supply a brief review for readers who are compelled by these… CONTINUE READING
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