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Semantic information and the veridicality thesis

Luciano Floridi

in The Philosophy of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter analyses semantic information as well-formed, meaningful and truthful data. After a brief introduction, the General Definition of semantic Information (GDI) is criticized for providing ... More


Outline of a theory of strongly semantic information

Luciano Floridi

in The Philosophy of Information

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The chapter applies and further supports the conclusion reached in chapter five by presenting a quantitative theory of strongly semantic information (TSSI) based on truth-values rather than ... More


The Philosophy of Information

Luciano Floridi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199232383
eISBN:
9780191594809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232383.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This book brings together the outcome of ten years of research. It is based on a simple project, which was begun towards the end of the 1990s: information is a crucial concept, which deserves a ... More


Simulating covert recognition

A.M. Burton, Andrew W. Young, V. Bruce, R. Johnston, and A.W. Ellis

in Face and Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this chapter, an implementation of Bruce and Young's functional model of face recognition is used to examine patterns of covert face recognition previously reported in a prosopagnosic patient, PH. ... More


Using conceptual knowledge in action and language

Michiel van Elk, Hein T. van Schie, Oliver Lindemann, and Harold Bekkering

in Sensorimotor Foundations of Higher Cognition

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231447
eISBN:
9780191696510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231447.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines the concept of action semantics and reviews existing literature dealing with functional mechanisms underlying conceptual knowledge and goal-directed behaviour. Recent findings ... More


Information Processing

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199658855
eISBN:
9780191748158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658855.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter distinguishes different notions of information and assesses the assimilation of computation to information processing. It explicates the notions of Shannon information, natural semantic ... More


Applicability of the theoretical model

Andrew W. Young

in Face and Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The ease with which one usually recognizes familiar faces can hide an interesting perceptual feat. Faces form a class of stimuli with high inter-item similarity (two eyes, nose, mouth, in similar ... More


“Little Jolmo Bird in the Willow Grove”: Crafting Tibetan Song Lyrics

Keila Diehl

in Echoes from Dharamsala: Music in the Life of a Tibetan Refugee Community

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230439
eISBN:
9780520936003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230439.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines how the lyrics of modern Tibetan songs communicate to Tibetan audiences. It argues that the lyrics of modern Tibetan songs contribute significantly and diversely to the ways ... More


Representation in Cognitive Science

Nicholas Shea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198812883
eISBN:
9780191850677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812883.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The representational theory of mind (RTM) has given us the powerful insight that thinking consists of the processing of mental representations. Behaviour is the result of these cognitive processes ... More


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