The Dynamical Challenge

  title={The Dynamical Challenge},
  author={Andy Clark},
  journal={Cognitive Science},
Recent studies such as Thelen and Smith (1994), Kelso, (1995), Van Gelder, (199~3, Beer, (1995), and others have presented a forceful case for a dynamical systems approach to understanding cognition and adaptive behavior. These studies call into question some foundational assumptions concerning the nature of cognitive scientific explanation and (in particular) the role of notions such as internal representation and computation. These are exciting and important challenges. But they must be… CONTINUE READING

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