The Language of Thought
In a compelling defense of the speculative approach to the philosophy of mind, Jerry Fodor argues that, while our best current theories of cognitive psychology view many higher processes as computational, computation itself presupposes an internal medium of representation. Fodor's prime concerns are to buttress the notion of internal representation from a philosophical viewpoint, and to determine those characteristics of this conceptual construct using the empirical data available from linguistics and cognitive psychology.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 139.7 x 208.28 x 20.32mm | 294.83g
- 22 Jan 1980
- HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge, Mass, United States
- black & white illustrations