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By Massimo Marraffa (Editor), Mario De Caro (Editor), Francesco Ferretti (Editor)

This booklet is a set of essays exploring a few classical dimensions of brain either from the viewpoint of an empirically-informed philosophy and from the viewpoint of a philosophically-informed psychology. The chapters mirror the various types of interplay as a way to make clear concerns and debates touching on a few conventional cognitive capacities. the result's a philosophically and scientifically up to date number of "cartographies of the mind".

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26 In light of this, it is appropriate to complete this discussion by asking whether neural mechanisms perform computations in the sense employed in computer science. Given that we now have a characterization of both computational explanation in computer science and mechanistic explanation in neuroscience, we are in a position to reformulate the question about computational explanation of mind in a more explicit and precise way. 27 TP TP PT PT 8. SYMBOLS, STRINGS, AND SPIKES We have seen that within current neuroscience, the variables that are employed to explain mental capacities are spike trains generated by neuronal populations.

Clark’s active externalism confirms a point we made earlier, namely the relevance to the present day of some behavioristic metaphysical and methodological challenges. In fact, insofar as “emphasis on the outward or behavioral aspects of thought or intelligence—and attendant de-emphasis of inward experiential or inner procedural aspects—is the hallmark of behaviorism”,70 active externalism is behavioristic. TP PT TP PT Eliminative connectionism. Clark’s revision of RCTM follows the antiindividualistic guidelines that characterize the body of research on situated and embodied cognition.

Taube (1961); Block (1978); Putnam (1988); Maudlin (1989); Mellor (1989); Bringsjord (1995); Dreyfus (1998); Harnad (1996); Searle (1992); Penrose (1994); van Gelder (1995); Wright (1995); Horst (1996); Lucas (1996); Copeland (2000); Fetzer (2001). , Newell and Simon (1976); Fodor (1975); Pylyshyn (1984); Churchland and Sejnowski (1992). 7 Baum (2004, p. 1, emphasis added). , Cummins (1983); Churchland and Sejnowski (1992); Fodor (1998); Shagrir (2001). 9 Piccinini (2004b). 10 I am using “concept” in a pre-theoretical sense.

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