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Author Fodor, Jerry A.

Title Concepts : where cognitive science went wrong / Jerry A. Fodor
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource ([xii], 174 pages)
Series Oxford cognitive science series
Oxford cognitive science series.
Contents Contents -- Preface -- Abbreviations and typographical conventions -- 1 Philosophical Introduction: The Background Theory -- 2 Unphilosophical Introduction: What Concepts Have To Be -- 3 The Demise of Definitions, Part I: The Linguist's Tale -- 4 The Demise of Definitions, Part II: The Philosopher's Tale -- 5 Prototypes and Compositionality -- Appendix 5A: Meaning Postulates -- Appendix 5B: The �Theory Theory� of Concepts -- 6 Innateness and Ontology, Part I: The Standard Argument -- Appendix 6A: Similarity
7 Innateness and Ontology, Part II: Natural Kind ConceptsAppendix 7A: Round Squares -- Bibliography -- Author index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- F -- G -- H -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Z
Summary Renowned philosopher Fodor presents an original theory of the basic constituents of thought in this first volume of the Oxford Cognitive Science Series. He argues for an atomistic theory of concepts and demolishes rival theories
Notes "A condensed version of this material was presented as the 1996 John Locke lectures at Oxford University"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Concepts.
Cognitive science.
Philosophy of mind.
Philosophy.
Concept Formation
Philosophy
philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- Epistemology.
Philosophy.
Cognitive science.
Concepts.
Philosophy of mind.
Philosophy of Mind
Sprachphilosophie
Begriff
Kognitionswissenschaft
Cognitiewetenschap.
Filosofie van de geest.
Begrippen.
CONCEITOS (PROCESSOS COGNITIVOS)
COGNIÇÃO.
Langage et langues.
Cognition et langage.
Philosophie -- Langage.
Philosophie et sciences cognitives.
Concept.
Philosophie de l'esprit.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191519062
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