Models, Mechanisms, and Animal Minds

Southern Journal of Philosophy 52 (S1):75-97 (2014)

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Colin Allen
University of Pittsburgh
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In this paper, I describe grounds for dissatisfaction with certain aspects of the sciences of animal cognition and argue that a turn toward mathematical modeling of animal cognition is warranted. I consider some objections to this call and argue that the implications of such a turn are not as drastic for ordinary, commonsense understanding of animal minds as they might seem
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