Keeping the World in Mind: Mental Representations and the Sciences of the Mind

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Springer, Jul 30, 2013 - Philosophy - 186 pages
Drawing on a wide range of resources, including the history of philosophy, her role as director of a cognitive neuroscience group, and her Wittgensteinian training at Oxford, Jacobson provides fresh views on representation, concepts, perception, action, emotion and belief.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 Regarding Representations
7
2 From Fodorian to Aristotelian Representations
30
3 Aristotelian Representations II
45
4 Hume
57
5 Ideas Language and Skepticism
75
6 Concepts
91
7 Thought
103
8 Vision
115
9 Actions Emotions and Beliefs Part I
131
10 Actions Emotions and Beliefs Part II
150
Conclusion
167
References
170
Index
181
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Anne Jaap Jacobson is Professor of Philosophy and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston, USA.

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