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By Benny Shanon

ISBN-10: 0745010946

ISBN-13: 9780745010946

ISBN-10: 1845401115

ISBN-13: 9781845401115

during this wide-ranging publication the writer provides his critique of the modern portrayal of cognition, an research of the conceptual foundations of cognitive technological know-how and an offer for a brand new idea of the brain. Shanon argues that the representational account is heavily missing and that faraway from serving as a foundation of cognitive job, representations are the goods of such job. He proposes an alternate view of the brain during which the elemental strength of the cognitive process isn't the manipulation of symbols yet particularly motion on the planet. His ebook bargains a unique outlook at the phenomenon of attention and provides a brand new notion of mental thought and clarification. This revised moment variation encompasses a new Postscript.

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