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    Concept Contextualism Through the Lens of Predictive Processing.Christian Michel - 2020 - Philosophical Psychology 33 (4):624-647.
    Concept contextualism is the view that the information associated with a concept is dependent on the context in which it is tokened. This view is gaining support in recent years. The received and c...
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    The Liar Paradox in the Predictive Mind.Christian Michel - 2020 - Pragmatics and Cognition 26 (2-3).
    Most discussions frame the Liar Paradox as a formal logical-linguistic puzzle. Attempts to resolve the paradox have focused very little so far on aspects of cognitive psychology and processing, because semantic and cognitive-psychological issues are generally assumed to be disjunct. I provide a motivation and carry out a cognitive-computational treatment of the liar paradox based on a cognitive-computational model of language and conceptual knowledge within the Predictive Processing framework. I suggest that the paradox arises as a failure of synchronization between (...)
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    Overcoming the Modal/Amodal Dichotomy of Concepts.Christian Michel - forthcoming - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences:1-23.
    The debate about the nature of the representational format of concepts seems to have reached an impasse. The debate faces two fundamental problems. Firstly, amodalists and modalists claim that the same empirical evidence is compatible with their views. Secondly, there is no shared understanding of what a modal or amodal format amounts to. Both camps recognize that the two formats play essential roles in higher cognition, leading to an increasing number of hybrid proposals. In this paper, I argue that the (...)
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