The Continuity of Mind
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Hardcover. Marks and scores on dust jacket. Jacket leading corners, edges and spine ends are slightly worn and creased. One centimetre tear on rear upper edge of jacket. Hardcover spine ends are a little bumped. A few pages have pencil underlining. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 409162
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Rezension: "The Continuity of Mind is a compelling introduction to the dynamical systems approach to cognition that provides the most readable treatment of this work I have seen. Whether you agree that dynamical systems are the future of cognitive science or not, you cannot ignore the arguments that Spivey puts forward in this book." --Arthur B. Markman, Professor of Psychology and Marketing, University of Texas"In The Continuity of Mind, Michael Spivey presents a bold new vision for cognitive science--a vision that replaces discrete symbolic structures with continuous spaces of mental states, and proposes an inherent smoothness in the processes that move thoughts along the pathways of the mind. With a keen sense of history, a twinkle in his eye, and a clear focus on the challenges ahead, Spivey takes us on a fascinating voyage of exploration in this new, continuous, and dynamically changing world. We examine new tools for exploring the continuity of thought. We visit the rusty relics of discrete forms of theorizing and explore how what is good in them may be revived in theories framed in a more continuous vein. It is an important voyage for anyone interested in the mind, whether from a computational, philosophical, psychological, or neural perspective. All Aboard!" --Jay McClelland, Professor of Psychology, Stanford University"This is required reading for all Cognitive Scientists, young and old. Regardless of how far along the path to 'continuity Psychology' you have traveled, Spivey challenges you to get out of your current attractor basin and continue your journey through theoretical state space." --Ken McRae, Professor of Psychology, University of Western Ontario"In this fascinating book, Spivey challenges the long-standing practice of focusing on behavior as a sequence of perception, cognition, and action based on discrete stimulus-response events...An invaluable resource for those interested in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, computer science, philosophy, and related fields, this volume will serve both the present and the next generation of cognitive scientists."--Choice
Titel: The Continuity of Mind
Verlag: Oxford University Press, Oxford
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good
Art des Buches: Used
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