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LOT 2: The Language of Thought Revisited

Jerry A. Fodor - Philosophy - 2008 - 228 pages
Jerry A. Fodor presents a new development of his famous Language of Thought hypothesis, the idea that thinking is couched in a symbolic system realized in the brain; since the ...
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The Mind Doesn't Work that Way: The Scope and Limits of Computational Psychology

Jerry A. Fodor - Psychology - 2001 - 126 pages
In this engaging book, Jerry Fodor argues against the widely held view that mental processes are largely computations, that the architecture of cognition is massively modular ...
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The Modularity of Mind

Jerry A. Fodor - Psychology - 1983 - 158 pages
This study synthesizes current information from the various fields of cognitive science in support of a new and exciting theory of mind. Most psychologists study horizontal ...
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Concepts: Where Cognitive Science Went Wrong

Jerry A. Fodor - Philosophy - 1998 - 174 pages
Jerry Fodor presents a strikingly original theory of the basic constituents of thought, asserting the theory of concepts lies at the heart of cognitive science, and advocating ...
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The Compositionality Papers

Jerry A. Fodor, Ernest LePore - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 212 pages
Ernie Lepore and Jerry Fodor have published a series of original and controversial essays on issues relating to compositionality in language and mind; they have now revised ...
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Minds without Meanings: An Essay on the Content of Concepts

Jerry A. Fodor, Zenon W. Pylyshyn - Philosophy - 2014 - 208 pages
In cognitive science, conceptual content is frequently understood as the "meaning" of a mental representation. This position raises largely empirical questions about what ...
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Hume Variations

Jerry A. Fodor - Philosophy - 2003 - 165 pages
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The Elm and the Expert: Mentalese and Its Semantics

Jerry A. Fodor - Philosophy - 1995 - 128 pages
Written in a highly readable, irreverent style, "The Elm and the Expert" provides a lively discussion of semantic issues about mental representation, with special attention to ...
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