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The Conceptual Mind : New Directions in the Study of Concepts.

Author/Creator:
Margolis, Eric.
Publication:
Cambridge : MIT Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (741 pages)
Series:
The MIT Press Ser.
The MIT Press Ser.
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Subjects:
Concepts.
Philosophy of mind.
Knowledge, Theory of.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
New essays by leading philosophers and cognitive scientists that present recent findings and theoretical developments in the study of concepts.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Contributors
Preface
Notational Convention
I Concepts and Animals
1 Conceptual Learning by Miniature Brains
2 Convergent Cognitive Evolution across Animal Taxa
3 The Evolution of Concepts about Agents
II Concepts and the Brain
4 Missed Connections
5 Concept Nativism and Neural Plasticity
III Concepts and Evolution
6 The Evolution of Conceptual Design
7 How Natural Selection Shapes Conceptual Structure
IV Concepts and Perception
8 Burge on Perception
9 Observational Concepts
V Concepts and Language
10 What's in a Concept?
11 Where Are the Concepts?
12 The Representation of Events in Language and Cognition
VI Concepts across Cultures
13 Relations
14 Innate Conceptual Primitives Manifested in the Languages of the World and in Infant Cognition
VII Concept Acquisition and Conceptual Change
15 Why Theories of Concepts Should Not Ignore the Problem of Acquisition
16 Conceptual Innovation on the Frontiers of Science
VIII Concepts and Normativity
17 Does the Infant Possess a Moral Concept?
18 Normative Concepts
IX Concepts in Context
19 All Concepts Are Ad Hoc Concepts
20 By Default
X Concepts and Conceptual Individuation
21 Logical Concepts and Associative Characterizations
22 Concepts in a Probabilistic Language of Thought
23 Concepts in the Semantic Triangle
24 Grounding Concepts
Color Plates
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Laurence, Stephen.
Avargu├Ęs-Weber, Aurore.
Giurfa, Martin.
Plotnik, Joshua.
Clayton, Nicola S.
Seyfarth, Robert.
Cheney, Dorothy L.
Mahon, Brad.
Barrett, H. Clark.
Other format:
Print version: Margolis, Eric The Conceptual Mind
ISBN:
9780262326865
9780262028639
OCLC:
910237620