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Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Eth #2: Philosophy and Cognitive Science: Western & Eastern Studies

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The book addresses a number of recent topics at the crossroad of philosophy and cognitive science, taking advantage of

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Scientific Models Are Not Fictions. Model-Based Science as Epistemic Warfare.- An Examination of the Thesis of Models as Representations.- On Animal Cognition: Before and After the Beast-Machine Controversy.- From Mindless Modeling to Scientific Models. The Case of Emerging Models.- The Greenhouse Metaphor and the Greenhouse Effect: A Case Study of a Flawed Analogous Model.- A Study of Model and Representation Based on a Duhemian Thesis.- From The Received View to the Model-Theoretic Approach.- Cognitive Chance Discovery. From Abduction to Affordance.- A Proposal on Belief, Abduction and Interpretation.- Not by Luck Alone. The Importance of Chance-Seeking and Silent Knowledge in Abductive Cognition.- Cognitive Abduction and the Study of Visual Culture.- Understanding Scientific Inference in the Natural Sciences Based on Abductive Inference Strategies.- Moral, intuitions vs. Moral Reasoning. A Philosophical Analysis of the Explanatory Models Intuitionism Relies on.- Evolutionary Tolerance.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783642299278
Author:
Magnani, Lorenzo
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Li, Ping
Subject:
Philosophy & Aspects
Subject:
Abductive Cognition
Subject:
affordances
Subject:
Analogical Reasoning
Subject:
Cognitive Discovery
Subject:
model-based reasoning
Subject:
Scientific Representation
Subject:
Philosophy of Science
Subject:
Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics)
Subject:
Mathematical Models of Cognitive Processes and Neural Networks
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2012
Series:
Studies in Applied Philosophy, Epistemology and Rational Ethics
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20120701
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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