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  • The Probabilistic Revolution
    The Probabilistic Revolution (English, Paperback) Lorenz Kruger

    This monumental work traces the rise, the transformation, and the diffusion of probabilistic and statistical thinking in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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  • A History of Modern Experimental Psychology
    A History of Modern Experimental Psychology (English, Paperback) George Mandler

    The evolution of cognitive psychology, traced from the beginnings of a rigorous experimental psychology at the end of the nineteenth century to the "cognitive revolution" at the end of the twentieth, and the social and cultural contexts of its theoretical developments.

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  • Rationality and Logic
    Rationality and Logic (English, Paperback) Robert Hanna

    An argument that logic is intrinsically psychological and human psychology is intrinsically logical, and that the connection between human rationality and logic is both constitutive and mutual.

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  • Vehicles
    Vehicles (English, Paperback) Valentino Braitenberg

    The "vehicles" described in this light-hearted yet wonderfully skillful exercise in fictional science are the inventions of one of the world's eminent brain researchers.

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  • Beyond Modularity
    Beyond Modularity (English, Paperback) Annette Karmiloff-Smith

    Taking a stand midway between Piaget's constructivism and Fodor's nativism, this work offers a theory of developmental change which embraces both approaches, showing their value to a basic theory of human cognition. This book was awarded the 1995 British Psychological Society Award.

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  • Concepts
    Concepts (English, Paperback) Eric Margolis

    Traces the develoment of one of the most active areas of investigation in cognitive science, bringing together the essential background readings and providing a broad sampling of contemporary research.

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  • Dynamics in Action
    Dynamics in Action (English, Paperback) Alicia Juarrero

    Alicia Juarrero argues that a mistaken, 350-year-old model of cause and explanation--one that takes all causes to be of the push-pull, efficient cause sort, and all explanation to be prooflike--underlies contemporary theories of action.

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  • Touch
    Touch (English, Paperback) Tiffany Field

    An essay on the importance of touch to children's growth and development and to the physical and mental well-being of people of all ages.

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  • Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science
    Readings in the Philosophy of Social Science (English, Paperback) Michael Martin

    the first comprehensive anthology in the philosophy of social science to appear since the late 1960s

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  • The Big Book of Concepts
    The Big Book of Concepts (English, Paperback) Gregory L. Murphy

    A comprehensive introduction to current research on the psychology of concept formation and use.

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  • Explaining Consciousness
    Explaining Consciousness (English, Paperback) Jonathan Shear

    Why doesn't all this cognitive processing go on "in the dark," without any consciousness at all? In this book philosophers, physicists, psychologists, neurophysiologists, computer scientists, and others address this central topic in the growing discipline of consciousness studies.

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  • Brain-Wise
    Brain-Wise (English, Paperback) Patricia S. Churchland

    A neurophilosopher?s take on the self, free will, human understanding, and the experience of God, from the perspective of the brain.

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  • A Natural History of Rape
    A Natural History of Rape (English, Paperback) Craig T. Palmer, Randy Thornhill

    A biologist and an anthropologist use evolutionary biology to explain the causes and inform the prevention of rape.

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  • The Probabilistic Revolution
    The Probabilistic Revolution (English, Paperback) Lorenz Kruger

    This monumental work traces the rise, the transformation, and the diffusion of probabilistic and statistical thinking in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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  • The Intentional Stance
    The Intentional Stance (English, Paperback) Daniel C. Dennett

    Through the use of such "folk" concepts as belief, desire, intention, and expectation, Daniel Dennett asserts in this first full scale presentation of a theory of intentionality that he has been developing for almost twenty years.

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  • Toward a Cognitive Semantics
    Toward a Cognitive Semantics (English, Paperback) Leonard Talmy

    Volume 2 sets forth typologies according to which concepts are structured and the processes by which they are structured.

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  • Understanding Intelligence
    Understanding Intelligence (English, Paperback) Rolf Pfeifer, Christian Scheier

    The book includes all the background material required to understand the principles underlying intelligence, as well as enough detailed information on intelligent robotics and simulated agents so readers can begin experiments and projects on their own.

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  • Language in Mind
    Language in Mind (English, Paperback) Dedre Gentner

    Contemporary investigations of the Whorfian idea that language influences how we perceive and understand the world.

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  • On the Origin of Objects
    On the Origin of Objects (English, Paperback) Brian Cantwell Smith

    An investigation into the philosophical and metaphysical foundations of computation, artificial intelligence and cognitive science. The text seeks to revise our understanding not only of the machines we build, but also of the world with which they interact.

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  • Conceptual Spaces
    Conceptual Spaces (English, Paperback) Peter Gardenfors

    A new theory of conceptual representations as a bridge between the symbolic and connectionist approaches.

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