Category Archives: Cognition

Evolution, Rationality, and Cognition: A Cognitive Science

Evolution, Rationality, and Cognition: A Cognitive Science for the Twenty-First Century is a fine collection of essays edited by António Zilhão. Most of the essays are written by prominent philosophers of biology and psychology, while a roboticist, Inman Harvey, and … Continue reading

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Cognitive Disability and its Challenge to Moral Philosophy

This collection of 22 papers focuses on ethical issues arising from cognitive disability. The authors are nearly all philosophers, though there are a few contributions from people in other fields. The papers are based on talks given at a 2008 … Continue reading

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Philosophical aesthetics and cognitive science

Philosophical aesthetics is the branch of philosophy which explores issues having to do with art, beauty, and related phenomena. Philosophers have often been skeptical about the place of empirical investigation in aesthetics. However, in recent years many philosophical aestheticians have … Continue reading

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