Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 113.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2003 09:18:32 +0100
From: Stevan Harnad <email@example.com>
Subject: Cognition is Categorization
To be presented at UQaM Cognitive Science Summer Institute
on CATEGORISATION, Montreal June 30-July 11, 2003
COGNITION IS CATEGORIZATION
SUMMARY: All of our categories consist in ways we behave differently
toward different kinds of things, whether it be the things we do or
don't, eat, mate with, or flee from, or the things that we describe,
through our language, as prime numbers, affordances, or absolute
discriminables. That is also all that cognition is for -- and about.
[Full text: http://cogprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/archive/00003027/ ]
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