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Rational Choice and Classical Decision Theory

John L. Pollock

in Thinking about Acting: Logical Foundations for Rational Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195304817
eISBN:
9780199850907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304817.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

What makes a decision rational or irrational? How should one go about making decisions so that they are rational? That is the topic of this book. It aims to know how human beings should go about ... More


How Are Norms Brought About? A State of the Art of Current Research

Martin Neumann

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/9780199812677.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter analyses the current state of the art in normative agent-based social simulation models. Broadly speaking, two approaches can be distinguished: on one hand, models that are inspired by ... More


Coupling, Constitution, and the Cognitive Kind: A Reply to Adams and Aizawa

Andy Clark

in The Extended Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014038
eISBN:
9780262266024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014038.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the effort of Adams and Aizawa to refute the arguments presented by Clark and Chalmers regarding the extended mind. Using the famous example of the pencil, Adams and Aizawa ... More


Defending the Bounds of Cognition

Fred Adams and Ken Aizawa

in The Extended Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014038
eISBN:
9780262266024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014038.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the flaws of Clark’s extended mind hypothesis. Clark’s hypothesis assumes that the nature of the processes internal to an object has nothing to do with whether that object ... More


Distributed Metamanagement for Self-Protection and Self-Explanation

Catriona M. Kennedy

in Metareasoning: Thinking about Thinking

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014809
eISBN:
9780262295284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014809.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter presents a distributed metareasoning architecture for a single cognitive agent, where the metalevel and object-level components form a nonhierarchical network in which the metalevels ... More


Experience and Cartesian Agency

Anik Waldow

in Experience Embodied: Early Modern Accounts of the Human Place in Nature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190086114
eISBN:
9780190086145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086114.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 1 investigates Descartes’s account of the union of body and mind and the confusion that he takes to characterize our understanding of what we are when reflecting on the roles body and mind ... More


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