Eliminating the “concept” concept
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, (2/3)
- Accepted Manuscript
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Machery suggests that the concept of “concept” is too heterogeneous to serve as a “natural kind” for scientific explanation, so cognitive science should do without concepts. I second the suggestion and propose substituting, in place of concepts, inborn and acquired sensorimotor category-detectors and category-names combined into propositions that define and describe further categories.
||Commentary On: Machery [Book Review, BBS 33(2/3), 2010]
||concepts, categories, prototypes, symbol grounding
||Web & Internet Science
||05 Jul 2010 17:43
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