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The mind's new science : a history of the cognitive revolution / Howard Gardner ; with a new epilogue by the author : Cognitive science after 1984.

Author/Creator:
Gardner, Howard author.
Other Title:
Cognitive science after 1984
Publication:
New York : Basic Books, ©1987. , ©1987
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 430 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Cognition -- History.
Cognition -- Research -- Methodology -- History.
Artificial intelligence -- History.
Artificial intelligence.
Cognition.
Cognition -- Research -- Methodology.
Medical subjects:
Cognition.
Form/Genre:
History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Part I: The cognitive revolution. 1. Introduction: what the Meno wrought
2. Laying the foundation for cognitive science
3. Cognitive science: the first decades. Part II: The cognitive sciences: a historical perspective. 4. Reason, experience, and the status of philosophy
5. Psychology: the wedding of methods to substance
6. Artificial intelligence: the expert tool
7. Linguistics: the search for autonomy
8. Anthropology: beyond the individual case
9. Neuroscience: the flirtation with reductionism. Part III: Toward an integrated cognitive science: present efforts, future prospects. 10. Perceiving the world
11. Mental imagery: a figment of the imagination?
12. A world categorized
13. How rational a being?
Conclusion: the computational paradox and the cognitive challenge.
Notes:
"Epilogue to Paperback Edition Copyright ©1987 by Howard Gardner"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-416) and indexes.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B. (former owner) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1987
Contributor:
Basic Books (Firm), publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0465046355
9780465046355
OCLC:
16529666
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