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Explanation and cognition

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition.,
  • Explanation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Frank C. Keil and Robert A. Wilson.
    ContributionsKeil, Frank C., 1952-, Wilson, Robert A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF311 .E886 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 396 p. :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL59469M
    ISBN 100262112493
    LC Control Number99087946

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They also introduce emerging perspectives on explanation 5/5(1). Explanation and Cognition Edited by Frank C. Keil and Robert A. Wilson These essays draw on work in the history and philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind and language, the development of concepts.

As Frank Keil and Robert Wilson write, "When a cognitive activity is so ubiquitous that it is expressed both in a preschooler's idle questions and in work that is the culmination of decades of scholarly effort, one has to ask whether we really have one and Explanation and cognition book same phenomenon or merely different cognitively.

How central are causes to explanation. The essays draw on work in the history and philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind and language, the development of concepts in children, conceptual. Why Humans Cooperate: A Cultural and Evolutionary Explanation (Evolution and Cognition Series) [Henrich, Joseph, Henrich, Natalie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Why Humans Cooperate: A Cultural and Evolutionary Explanation (Evolution and Cognition Cited by: In this book, Paul Thagard examines scientific development from the interdisciplinary perspective of cognitive science.

Cognitive science combines insights from researchers in many fields: /5. Books shelved as cognition: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell, How the Mind W.

Review of Explanation and Cognition. [REVIEW] No Authorship Indicated - - Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 21 (2) The Shadows and Shallows of by: Although some causes of RD have a genetic origin, and environmental factors play an important role, cognition mediates brain-behaviour relationships and at the present time, the cognitive level offers a necessary and sufficient level of explanation.

Frederick Adams and Kenneth Aizawa's new book, The Bounds of Cognition (BC), contributes wonderfully to this debate. The book is critical of the extended approach; but Adams and Aizawa (A&A) also work toward a positive view, one that allows, in principle, for extended cognition.

A cognitive science perspective on scientific development, drawing on philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and computational modeling. Many disciplines, including philosophy, history, and sociology, have attempted to make sense of how science works.

In this book, Paul Thagard examines scientific development from the interdisciplinary perspective of cognitive science. This book make a significant contribution to clarifying the issues involved in studying scientific cognition, and outlining proof-of-concept models of possible neural processes involved in discovery, explanation.

Cognition is a term referring to the mental processes involved in gaining knowledge and comprehension. These processes include thinking, knowing, remembering, judging and problem-solving. These are. Michael D. Breed, Janice Moore, in Animal Behavior, Publisher Summary. Cognition involves the concept of self as a separate identity from the surrounding environment, and at its highest levels.

Definition of Cognition. Cognition is simply defined as our thinking process. It describes the very act of acquiring knowledge through perception, thinking, imagination, remembering, judging.

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The mechanistic explanation is partially reductionistic in the sense that it appeals to lower-level parts and their operations in explaining why a mechanism behaves as it does; but mechanistic explanation is. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Bradford book." Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Explaining explanation / Frank C.

Keil and Robert A. Wilson --Discovering explanations / Herbert A. Simon --The naturalness of religion and the unnaturalness of science / Robert N. McCauley --The shadows and shallows of explanation.

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Social cognitive theory was developed by Stanford psychologist Albert Bandura. The theory views people as active agents who both influence and are influenced by their environment. A. We use affect, behavior, and cognition to help us successfully interact with others.

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