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Computationalism  

Gualtiero Piccinini

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Jan 2012
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May 2012
The introduction of the concept of computation in cognitive science is discussed in this article. Computationalism is usually introduced as an empirical hypothesis that can be disconfirmed. ... More

Emotional Choice and Rational Choice  

Jon Elster

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Dec 2009
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Jan 2010
The relation between emotion and reason has been a major topic in Western philosophy since its inception. The topic of this article, the relation between emotion and rationality, is a more ... More

Inference to the Best Decision  

Patricia Smith Churchland

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2009
This article examines the concept of the so-called inference to the best decision in relation to neurobiology. It explains that the idea of inference to the best decision, often referred to ... More

Neurocomputational Models: Theory, Application, Philosophical Consequences  

Chris Eliasmith

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2009
This article describes the neural engineering framework (NEF), a systematic approach to studying neural systems that has collected and extended a set of consistent methods that are highly ... More

Perceptual Representation/Perceptual Content  

Bence Nanay

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Jul 2015
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Sep 2013
A straightforward way of thinking about perception is in terms of perceptual representation. Perception is the construction of perceptual representations that represent the world correctly ... More

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