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Review of Jerry Fodor, The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way: the scope and limits of computational psychology

Sutton, John (2001) Review of Jerry Fodor, The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way: the scope and limits of computational psychology.

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This review sketches Fodor's critique of evolutionary psychology and the 'massive modularity' thesis; queries his views on abduction in central processes; and suggests that his pessimism about the scope of computational psychology undermines his realism about folk psychology.

Item Type:Other
Keywords:Fodor computation folk psychology
Subjects:Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
ID Code:1360
Deposited By:Sutton, John
Deposited On:11 Mar 2001
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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Jerry Fodor, The Mind Doesn't Work that Way: the scope and limits of computational psychology. MIT Press: 2000.

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