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date: 18 November 2018

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This chapter surveys work in philosophy of the psychological and cognitive sciences. The survey is organized by the type of task that philosophers have taken on. The author focuses on four types of task: (1) how we should interpret theories in cognitive science, (2) how we should precisify theoretical concepts in cognitive science, (3) how theories or methodologies in cognitive science cohere, and (4) how cognitive states, processes, and capacities should be individuated.

Keywords: philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, interpretation, precisification, coherence, individuation

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