A Theory of Content and Other Essays

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BRADFORD BOOK, 1992 - Performing Arts - 270 pages
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This collection of new and previously published essays reflects the major researchand thought of one of today's preeminent philosophers of mind. The first seven essays arephilosophical pieces that focus on mental representation and the foundations of intentionality; theyare followed by four psychological essays on cognitive architecture. In his eloquent introduction,Fodor shows how the two areas are thematically united and epistemologically related, highlightinghis interest in finding alternatives to holistic accounts of cognitive content.

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Jerry A. Fodor is State of New Jersey Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University. He is theauthor of The Mind Doesn't Work That Way: The Scope and Limits of ComputationalPsychology (MIT Press) and other books.

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