David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jonathan Jenkins Ichikawa
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):488-489 (2001)
The HIT model explains the existence of semantic category-specific deficits by assuming that sensory knowledge is crucially important in processing living things, while functional knowledge is crucially important in processing nonliving things – the sensory/functional assumption. Here we argue that the sensory/functional assumption as implemented in HIT is neither theoretically nor empirically grounded and that, in any case, there is neuropsychological evidence which invalidates this assumption, thereby undermining the HIT model as a whole.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Stanley A. Mulaik (1986). Toward a Synthesis of Deterministic and Probabilistic Formulations of Causal Relations by the Functional Relation Concept. Philosophy of Science 53 (3):313-332.
Agnesa Pillon & Dana Samson (2001). On Disentangling and Weighting Kinds of Semantic Knowledge. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):490-490.
James W. Garson (2001). (Dis)Solving the Binding Problem. Philosophical Psychology 14 (4):381 – 392.
Ophelia Deroy & Malika Auvray (2015). Beyond Vision: The Vertical Integration of Sensory Substitution Devices. In D. Stokes, M. Matthen & S. Biggs (eds.), Perception and Its Modalities. Oxford University Press
Joseph Thomas Tolliver (1999). Sensory Holism and Functionalism. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (6):972-973.
Glyn W. Humphreys & Emer M. E. Forde (2001). Hierarchies, Similarity, and Interactivity in Object Recognition: “Category-Specific” Neuropsychological Deficits. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):453-476.
Glyn W. Humphreys & Emer M. E. Forde (2001). Category Specificity in Mind and Brain? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):497-504.
Gregg Caruso (2005). Sensory States, Consciousness, and the Cartesian Assumption. In Nathan Smith and Jason Taylor (ed.), Descartes and Cartesianism. Cambridge Scholars Press
George S. Cree & Ken McRae (2001). Beyond the Sensory/Functional Dichotomy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (3):480-481.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads9 ( #378,938 of 1,934,702 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #434,264 of 1,934,702 )
How can I increase my downloads?