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Neoconstructivism: The New Science of Cognitive Development

Scott Johnson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195331059
eISBN:
9780199864072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Arguments over the developmental origins of human knowledge are ancient, founded in the writings of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, and Kant. They have also persisted long enough to become a core ... More


Afterword

David Premack and Ann James Premack

in Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524021
eISBN:
9780191689093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524021.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The two conflicting traditions of causality in psychology are both represented in the book: the arbitrary tradition of Hume in which causality is learned, and the natural tradition of Michotte, in ... More


From philosophy to psychology

Euan M. Macphail

in The Evolution of Consciousness

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503248
eISBN:
9780191686481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503248.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Empiricism — the notion that all knowledge derives ultimately from the senses — has been the dominant trend of British philosophy from the late seventeenth century onwards. But the early British ... More


Modeling Hume’s Theory of Norm Emergence

Oliver Will and Rainer Hegselmann

in Minding Norms: Mechanisms and dynamics of social order in agent societies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812677
eISBN:
9780199369553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812677.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter tries to answer this question: To what extent can we account for norm emergence with simple agent architectures? In particular, the chapter shows the emergence of social justice from ... More


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