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The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science

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Cognitive science is a cross-disciplinary enterprise devoted to understanding the nature of the mind. In recent years, investigators in philosophy, psychology, the neurosciences, artificial intelligence, and a host of other disciplines have come to appreciate how much they can learn from one another about the various dimensions of cognition. The result has been the emergence of one of the most exciting and fruitful areas of inter-disciplinary research in the history of science. This volume of original essays surveys foundational, theoretical, and philosophical issues across the discipline, and introduces the foundations of cognitive science, the principal areas of research, and the major research programs. With a focus on broad philosophical themes rather than detailed technical issues, the volume will be valuable not only to cognitive scientists and philosophers of cognitive science, but also to those in other disciplines looking for an authoritative and up-to-date introduction to the field.

In fine condition.

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Author(s):
Eds.: Frankish, Keith; Ramsey, William M.
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521691907
ISBN-13:
9780521691901
Number of pages:
333
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Cognitive science is a cross-disciplinary enterprise devoted to understanding the nature of the mind. In recent years, investigators in philosophy, psychology, the neurosciences, artificial intelligence, and a host of other disciplines have come to appreciate how much they can learn from one another about the various dimensions of cognition. The result has been the emergence of one of the most exciting and fruitful areas of inter-disciplinary research in the history of science. This volume of original essays surveys foundational, theoretical, and philosophical issues across the discipline, and introduces the foundations of cognitive science, the principal areas of research, and the major research programs. With a focus on broad philosophical themes rather than detailed technical issues, the volume will be valuable not only to cognitive scientists and philosophers of cognitive science, but also to those in other disciplines looking for an authoritative and up-to-date introduction to the field.

In fine condition.

Author(s):
Eds.: Frankish, Keith; Ramsey, William M.
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521691907
ISBN-13:
9780521691901
Number of pages:
333
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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