MIT Press (2013)

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Marcin Miłkowski
Polish Academy of Sciences
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In the book, I argue that the mind can be explained computationally because it is itself computational—whether it engages in mental arithmetic, parses natural language, or processes the auditory signals that allow us to experience music. All these capacities arise from complex information-processing operations of the mind. By analyzing the state of the art in cognitive science, I develop an account of computational explanation used to explain the capacities in question.
Keywords Computation  Mechanism  Computationalism  Explanation  Cognitive Science  Modeling  Simulation  Implementation  Representation
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