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  1. Riccardo Viale (2013). Special Issue on “Cultural and Cognitive Dimensions of Innovation” Edited by Petra Ahrweiler and Riccardo Viale. Mind and Society 12 (1):1-3.
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  2. Laura Macchi, David Over & Riccardo Viale (2012). Special Issue On: Dual Process Theories of Human Thought: The Debate. [REVIEW] Mind and Society 11 (1):1-2.
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  3. Riccardo Viale (2010). Different Cognitive Styles in the Academy-Industry Collaboration. In W. Carnielli L. Magnani (ed.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology. 83--105.
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  4. R. Viale (2008). La Genesi Storica Del Rapporto Fra Scienza E Industria. Nuova Civiltà Delle Macchine 1:24-38.
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  5. Riccardo Viale & Andrea Pozzali (2007). Cognitive Aspects of Tacit Knowledge and Cultural Diversity. In L. Magnani & P. Li (eds.), Model-Based Reasoning in Science, Technology, and Medicine. Springer. 229--244.
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  6. Riccardo Viale, D. Andler & Lawrence A. Hirschfeld (eds.) (2006). Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
    Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference addresses the interface between social science and cognitive science. In this volume, Viale and colleagues explore which human social cognitive powers evolve naturally and which are influenced by culture. Updating the debate between innatism and culturalism regarding human cognitive abilities, this book represents a much-needed articulation of these diverse bases of cognition. Chapters throughout the book provide social science and philosophical reflections, in addition to the perspective of evolutionary theory and the central assumptions (...)
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  7. Riccardo Viale & Daniel Osherson (2006). Cognitive Development, Culture, and Inductive Judgment. In Riccardo Viale, D. Andler & Lawrence A. Hirschfeld (eds.), Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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  8. Riccardo Viale & Daniel Osherson (2001). The Diversity Phenomenon. Foundations of Science 5 (2).
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  9. Raymond Boudon & Riccardo Viale (2000). Reasons, Cognition and Society. Mind and Society 1 (1):41-56.
    Homo sociologicus and homo oeconomicus are, for different reasons, unsatisfactory models for the social sciences. A third model, called “rational model in the broad sense”, seems better endowed to cope with the many different expressions of rationality of the social agent. Some contributions by Weber, Durkheim and Marx are early examples of the application of this model of social explanation based on good subjective reasons. According to this model and to the evidence of cognitive anthropology, it is possible to reconcile (...)
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  10. Riccardo Viale (2000). Introductory Article. Mind and Society 1 (1):3-24.
    The mind-society problem deals with the relations between mental and social phenomena. The problem is crucial in the main methodologies of social sciences. The thesis of hermeneutics is that we can only understand but not explain the relationship between beliefs and social action because mental and social events are not natural events. The thesis of social holism is that social phenomena are emergent and irreducible to mental phenomena. The thesis of rational choice theory is that social phenomena are reducible to (...)
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  11. Riccardo Viale & Daniel Osherson (2000). The Diversity Principle and the Little Scientist Hypothesis. Foundations of Science 5 (2):239-253.
    The remarkable transition from helpless infant to sophisticatedfive-year-old has long captured the attention of scholars interested inthe discovery of knowledge. To explain these achievements, developmentalpsychologists often compare children's discovery procedures to those ofprofessional scientists. For the child to be qualified as a ``littlescientist'', however, intellectual development must be shown to derivefrom rational hypothesis selection in the face of evidence. In thepresent paper we focus on one dimension of rational theory-choice,namely, the relation between hypothesis confirmation and evidencediversity. Psychological research suggests cultural (...)
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  12. Nicolao Bonini, Daniel Osherson, Riccardo Viale & Timothy Williamson (1999). On the Psychology of Vague Predicates. Mind and Language 14 (4):377–393.
    Most speakers experience unclarity about the application of predicates like tall and red to liminal cases. We formulate alternative psychological hypotheses about the nature of this unclarity, and report experiments that provide a partial test of them. A psychologized version of the ‘vagueness-as-ignorance’ theory is then advanced and defended.
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  13. Riccardo Viale (1999). Causal Cognition and Causal Realism. International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 13 (2):151 – 167.
    Recent research on “causal cognition” in adults and infants shows that we can perceive singular causal relations not previously experienced. In particular, infants that are able to perceive causality seem to rely on innate beliefs and principles that allow a priori inference of a connection between cause and effect. Can causal cognition in infants justify the thesis of causal realism? On the one hand, it weakens the central pillar of the Humean arguments: the impossibility of a synthetic a priori causal (...)
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  14. Riccardo Viale (1998). Cognizione e spiegazione nello studio sociale della scienza. Epistemologia 21 (2):281-312.
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  15. K. A. Mohyeldin Said, W. H. Newton-Smith, R. Viale & K. V. Wilkes (eds.) (1990). Modelling the Mind. Clarendon Press.
    SEE AUTHOR'S BLURB FOR LEAFLETS This collection of papers by distinguished philosophers, psychologists, and physiologists reflects an interdisciplinary approach to the central question of cognitive science: how do we model the mind? Among the questions explored are the relationships (theoretical, reductive, and explanatory) between philosophy, psychology, computer science, and physiology; what should be asked of models in science generally, and in cognitive science in particular; whether theoretical models must make essential reference to objects in the environment; whether there are human (...)
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