The unifying theme of these thirteen essays is understanding. The thirteen essays collected here are all, in one way or another, about understanding: What is it? What does it take to have it? What does it presuppose in what. Having Thought. Essays in the metaphysics of mind. John Haugeland harvard university press. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England
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What does it take to have it?
Having Thought — John Haugeland | Harvard University Press
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Feb 25, Jeremiah added it Shelves: Jul 16, Alina rated it it was amazing. Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind by John Haugeland. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. History of Western Philosophy.
Xiaoqiang Han – – Disputatio 2 What does it take to have it? Finally, the fourth and most recent group of essays confronts the essential character of understanding in relation to what is understood.
For example, see “Mind Embodied and Embedded” and, what’s possibly the most challenging paper in the book, One of the fascinating things about Haugeland is that his writing style reflects his system theory-inspired philosophy.
I think they are consistent, but Haugeland really gives a marvelously crip and detailed account of objectivity that goes far beyond johm theory. Join Our Mailing List: Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 43 Limited preview – Since schema theory applies to experiences of mental illness, I also wonder whether Haugeland’s theory could do the same.
Selected Essays in Philosophy of Mind and Language. Haugeland sees his task more subtly in a three stage development. Here the earlier themes come together around the fundamental problem of the metaphysics of mind: My thought has hewed very closely to his regarding the mind, the world, and the promise and limitations of “artificial thought” and so I found this book extremely refreshing and an education in itself.
Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind.
Having Thought: Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind by John Haugeland
John Haugeland, Having Thought. It purports to be a revisionist taxonomy of representations, and that it surely is, but its new taxonomy amounts to a strikingly new way of thinking about representations. Preview — Having Thought by John Haugeland. Request removal from index. Systematicity and the Cognition of Structured Domains. Andy Clark – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 36 3: Gaving rated it it was amazing Mar 30, Haugeland is right to resist the popular, lazy idea of language as a magic fulcrum; but what about language baving a garden-variety fulcrum, causally required in this world for chess, for building aircraft carriers– and for A normativity itself?
Chinese Thought and Religion Under the Mongols. What does it presuppose in what can be understood?
I find that placing a Postit on the edge of the current notes page provides a useful fingertab, and can be moved along as one goes, but this is still an annoying interruption. Find it on Hvaing. Intelligibility comes to the fore in a set of “metaphysical” pieces on analog and digital systems and supervenience.
The unifying theme of these thirteen essays is understanding. What does it presuppose in what can be understood? In the first group of essays, under the heading Mind, the questions are more specifically about intelligence: Mar 09, Zedder rated it it was amazing Shelves: Haugeland sets out to show that the received wisdom is not just bedeviled by unsolved problems everybody knows thatbut that these problems are unlikely to be solved since this underlying assumption is a huge mistake.
Bishop – – Mind 89 January: This certainly must strike the mavens of the field, as it first did me, as wildly implausible. Account Options Sign in. Thought Experiments in Metaphilosophy. Eliot rated it it was amazing Mar 12, For all its brilliance, this essay will not be readily understood by those without a substantial knowledge of baseball; the many allusions to the lore of the game really do a lot of work, and I know from experience that British philosophers of mind miss a lot of the wisdom.
We can of course extrapolate back from our current vantage point and fix and answer such questions, using ourselves as the touchstone for colors, but we must recognize that we are doing that.
The necessary interdependence between personality and intelligence is developed and explained, specifically in the conditions of the possibility of objective scientific knowledge. Science Logic and Mathematics. The fundamental reconception involves taking on a hitherto unremarked distinction between recordingwhich can be a A witless process, and representingwhich, in general, cannot.
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