Mind as Machine

Mind as Machine

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Cognitive science endeavours to understand the mind by modelling its workings. It covers a range of aspects of mind, not just 'cognition' in the sense of knowledge or reasoning, but emotion, personality, social communication, and action. This set introduces the key ideas of cognitive science and the people who developed them.Of bombs and bombshells--12. Connectionism, its birth and renaissance--13. Swimming alongside the kraken--14. From neurophysiology to computational neuroscience--15. A-life in embryo--16. Philosophies of mind as machine--17. What next?

Title:Mind as Machine
Author:Margaret A. Boden
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2006-01-01


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