Immaterial Facts

Author: Robert Caper
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317797937
Size: 11.64 MB
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Author: Eric Margolis
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262631938
Size: 19.13 MB
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Traces the develoment of one of the most active areas of investigation in cognitive science, bringing together the essential background readings and providing a broad sampling of contemporary research.

The Epigenesis Of Mind

Author: Susan Carey
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781317784647
Size: 16.97 MB
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Reflecting the focus of a Jean Piaget Symposium entitled Biology and Knowledge: Structural Constraints on Development, this volume presents many of the emergent themes discussed. Among these themes are: Structural constraints on cognitive development and learning come in many shapes and forms and involve appeal to more than one level of analysis. To postulate innate knowledge is not to deny that humans can acquire new concepts. It is unlikely that there is only one learning mechanism, even if one prefers to work with general as opposed to domain-specific mechanisms. The problems of induction with respect to concept acquisition are even harder than originally thought.

The Origin Of Concepts

Author: Susan Carey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199887910
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New in paperback-- A transformative book on the way we think about the nature of concepts and the relations between language and thought.

Cognitive Models Of Science

Author: Ronald N. Giere
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816619794
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Cognitive Models of Science resulted from a workshop on the implications of the cognitive sciences for the philosophy of science held in October 1989 under the auspices of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science.

Mapping The Mind

Author: Lawrence A. Hirschfeld
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521429935
Size: 16.15 MB
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A collection of essays introducing the reader to `domain-specificity'.

Immaterial Architecture

Author: Jonathan Hill
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134228317
Size: 11.46 MB
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This fascinating argument from Jonathan Hill presents the case for the significance and importance of the immaterial in architecture. Architecture is generally perceived as the solid, physical matter that it unarguably creates, but what of the spaces it creates? This issue drives Hill's explorative look at the immaterial aspects of architecture. The book discusses the pressures on architecture and the architectural profession to be respectively solid matter and solid practice and considers concepts that align architecture with the immaterial, such as the superiority of ideas over matter, command of drawing and design of spaces and surfaces. Focusing on immaterial architecture as the perceived absence of matter, Hill devises new means to explore the creativity of both the user and the architect, advocating an architecture that fuses the immaterial and the material and considers its consequences, challenging preconceptions about architecture, its practice, purpose, matter and use. This is a useful and innovative read that encourages architects and students to think beyond established theory and practice.