The Dynamics of Thought: 300 (Synthese Library) by Peter Gardenfors

By Peter Gardenfors

This e-book is a range from the articles that i've got written over a interval of greater than 20 years. because the concentration of my learn pursuits has shifted a number of occasions in this interval, it might be tricky to spot a standard subject for all of the papers within the quantity. Following the Swedish culture, I consequently current this as a smörgåsbord of philosophical and cognitive concerns that i've got labored on. To create a few order, i've got equipped the 16 papers into 5 common sections: (1) selection conception; (2) trust revision and nonmonotonic common sense; (3) induction; (4) semantics and pragmatics; and (5) cognition and evolution. Having stated this, I nonetheless imagine that there's a universal topic to my paintings through the years: The dynamics of suggestion. My educational pursuits have forever handled features of ways other forms of information may be represented, and, specifically, how adjustments in wisdom will have an effect on considering. therefore the identify of the book.

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