MINDWARE. AN INTRODUCTION. TO THE PHILOSOPHY. OF COGNITIVE SCIENCE. Andy Clark. University of Sussex. New York Oxford. OXFORD. Andy Clark. · Rating details · ratings · 12 reviews. Mindware is an introductory text with a difference. In eight short chapters it tells a story and invites the. Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science invites readers to join in up-to-the-minute conceptual discussions of the Andy Clark.
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It’s one thing to transport traditional philosophical discussions into the realm of empirical research; it’s another thing to do so in a way that students find accessible and engaging. Starting with the vision of mindware as software and debates between realists, instrumentalists, and eliminativists, Andy Clark takes students on a no-holds-barred journey through connectionism, dynamical systems, and real-world robotics before moving on to the frontiers of cognitive technologies, enactivism, predictive coding, and the extended mind.
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Iliana rated it liked it Jan 04, Oxford University Press Consciousness and the Mind-Body Problem: Good primer for getting a general purview of the landscape of debates in this realm and some solid This was a very helpful text when I was trying to learn more about philosophy of cognitive science as opposed to something like “philosophy of mind”.
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Mindware: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science
So, I agree that there must be some intellectual agency governing how to clearly think about and express a given thing in language. Many of the concepts and models introduced wndy stayed with me for years.
This was a very helpful text when I was trying to learn more about philosophy of cognitive science as opposed to something like “philosophy of mind”. And, as scientific discovery progresses perhaps especially in the field of AI I can see where it would be as equally prudent to steep ourselves in clear ethics as in clear thought and language. The journey ends with some wide-ranging and provocative speculation about the complex coadaptive dance between mind, culture, and technology.
Sep 17, Chant Cowen rated it liked it. In this vein, the only section of the book I considered worthwhile was the second appendix, “Consciousness and the Meta-Hard Problem,” though the clagk are at the forefront of philosophy today.
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The journey ends with some wide-ranging and provacative speculation about the role of technology and the changing nature of the human mind itself. Theoretical Issues in Psychology: It’s got good information, but I got bored with it; it definitely isn’t my favorite Clark book and I think his writing talents lie outside of the textbook world.
This search is presented as a no-holds-barred journey from early work in artificial intelligence, through connectionist artificial neural network counter-visions, and on to neuroscience, artificial life, dynamics, and robotics.
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Each chapter opens with a brief sketch of a major research tradition or perspective, followed by short yet substantial critical discussions dealing with key topics and problems.
As an introductory text, I feel that Clark’s prose finds the right median between the colloquial and the lofty.
Not Really a Conclusion Appendix I. Andy Clark University of Edinburgh. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. History and Current Directions. An Introduction to the Philosophy of Cognitive Science.
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