Abductive Cognition: The Epistemological and Eco-Cognitive Dimensions of Hypothetical Reasoning

Springer Verlag (2009)
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Theoretical and manipulative abduction conjectures and manipulations : the extra-theoretical dimension of scientific discovery. -- Non-explanatory and instrumental abduction : plausibility, implausibility, ignorance preservation. -- Semiotic brains and artificial minds : how brains make up material cognitive systems. -- Neuromultimodal abduction : pre-wired brains, embidiment, neurospaces. -- Animal abduction : from mindless organisms to srtifactual mediators. -- Abduction, affordances, and cognitive niches : sharing representations and creating chances through cognitive niche construction. -- Abduction in human and logical agents : hasty generalizers, hybrid abducers, fallacies. -- Morphodynamical abduction : causation of hypotheses by attractors dynamics.
Keywords Abduction (Logic  Reasoning  Science Philosophy  Wissenschaftstheorie Inferenz  Kognitive Psychologie  Schlussfolgern  Wissenschaftstheorie  Kognitiver Prozess  Abduktion  Inferenz
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Call number Q175.32.A24.M35 2009
ISBN(s) 9783642036309   3642036309
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