Making sense of observations of human reasoning calls for the application of insights. Disregard for the interpretative apparatus of logic has led to distortions in the study of human reasoning. Redressing this imbalance reveals logic as an abstract theor
Contents; 1. Introduction; 2. Interpretation in two reasoning tasks; 3. Generative and interpretative arguments for the cognitive revolution; 4. Language evolutuon from the generative perspective; 5. The pressures to say something; 6. The consequences of arriving early, or, the early bird catches the cognitive worm; 7. How did I get here?; 8. References
"2003 Frijda lecture, Cognitive Science Center Amsterdam." Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-59).