Junk Representations

@inproceedings{Shapiro2005JunkR,
  title={Junk Representations},
  author={Lawrence A. Shapiro},
  year={2005}
}
Many philosophers and psychologists who approach the issue of representation from a computational or measurement theoretical perspective end up having to deny the possibility of junk representations—representations present in an organism's head but that enter into no psychological processes or produce no behaviour. However, I argue, a more functional… CONTINUE READING