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Language of Thought Hypothesis: State of the Art

  title={Language of Thought Hypothesis: State of the Art},
  author={M. Aydede},
  • M. Aydede
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology
  • The Language of Thought Hypothesis (LOTH) is an empirical thesis about thought and thinking. For their explication, it postulates a physically realized system of representations that have a combinatorial syntax (and semantics) such that operations on representations are causally sensitive only to the syntactic properties of representations. According to LOTH, thought is, roughly, the tokening of a representation that has a syntactic (constituent) structure with an appropriate semantics… CONTINUE READING
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