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A Computational Foundation for the Study of Cognition

Chalmers, David


Computation is central to the foundations of modern cognitive science, but its role is controversial. Questions about computation abound: What is it for a physical system to implement a computation? Is computation sufficient for thought? What is the role of computation in a theory of cognition? What is the relation between different sorts of computational theory, such as connectionism and symbolic computation? In this paper I develop a systematic framework that addresses all of these questions....[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Cognitive Science


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