Cognitive? Science?

Foundations of Science 19 (2):115-131 (2014)

Abstract
Cognitive Science is a promising field of research that deals with one of the most fundamental questions ever: how do beings know? However, despite the long and extensive tradition of the field it has not yet become an area of knowledge with scientific identity. This is primarily due to three reasons: the lack of boundaries in defining the object of study, i.e. cognition, the lack of a precise, robust and consistent scientific methodology and results, and the inner problems derived from its interdisciplinary nature. This paper presents a background review, a theoretical frame and a humble reflection on these topics in order to arouse the internal debate among readers once more
Keywords Philosophy of cognition  Philosophy of Cognitive Science   Sociology of Cognitive Science  Scientific theory  Interdisciplinary science
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DOI 10.1007/s10699-013-9323-1
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