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Beyond the Numeral List Representation of Integers

Susan Carey

in The Origin of Concepts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367638
eISBN:
9780199867349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367638.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter begins by considering how the child who uses counting to represent number (i.e., is a cardinal-principle-knower) integrates the count list with analog magnitude representations, and what ... More


Epistemic Limitations and Precise Estimates in Analog Magnitude Representation

Justin Halberda

in Core Knowledge and Conceptual Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190467630
eISBN:
9780190611965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190467630.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a re-understanding of the contents of our analog magnitude representations (e.g., approximate duration, distance, number). The approximate number system (ANS) is considered, ... More


Magnitudes

Christopher Peacocke

in The Primacy of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198835578
eISBN:
9780191873751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835578.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A new realistic account of an ontology of extensive magnitudes is developed, formulated in Seven Principles. The principles are defended by the role of magnitudes in scientific explanation and in ... More


Computing as Modeling

Oron Shagrir

in The Nature of Physical Computation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780197552384
eISBN:
9780197552414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552384.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that input-output modeling is an essential element of computing, at least in current computational approaches in cognitive neuroscience. A model, in the context of this work, is a ... More


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