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Mind Readings: Introductory Selections on Cognitive Science

Mind Readings: Introductory Selections on Cognitive Science
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780262700672
ISBN 10: 262700670
Edition: N/A
Publisher: A Bradford Book
Publication Date: 1998-03-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $36.00

Mind Readings is a collection of accessible readings on some of the most important topics in cognitive science. Although anyone interested in the interdisciplinary study of mind will find the selections well worth reading, they work particularly well with Paul Thagard's textbook Mind: An Introduction Cognitive Science, and provide further discussion on the major topics discussed in that book. The first eight chapters present approaches to cognitive science from the perspective that thinking consists of computational procedures on mental representations. The remaining five chapters discuss challenges to the computational-representational understanding of mind.

Contributors: John R. Anderson, Ruth M. J. Byrne, E. H. Durfee, Chris Eliasmith, Owen Flanagan, Dedre Gentner, Janice Glasgow, Philip N. Johnson-Laird, Alan Mackworth, Arthur B. Markman, Douglas L. Medin, Keith Oatley, Dimitri Papadias, Steven Pinker, David E. Rumelhart, Herbert A. Simon.