Concepts are a functional kind. Comment on Machery's Doing Without Concepts.

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 33 (2-3):217-18 (2010)
This commentary focuses on Machery's eliminativist claim, that ought to be eliminated from the theoretical vocabulary of psychology because it fails to denote a natural kind. I argue for the more traditional view that concepts are a functional kind, which provides the simplest account of the empirical evidence discussed by Machery
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