The case for cognitive conservatism: A critique of Dan Lloyd's approach to mental representation

Behaviorism 17 (1):63-73 (1989)
Abstract
A critique of the view of "cognitive liberalism," as articulated in recent papers by Dan Lloyd , is presented. The main arguments are directed at Lloyd's claim that representational capacities may be found in organisms as simple as marine mollusks and at his formal analysis of cognitive representation as a type of information-bearing conditional dependency. An alternative interpretation-based view of cognitive representation is then briefly sketched
Keywords Cognitive  Mental  Representation  Twentieth  Lloyd, D
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