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Temporal Dynamics in Reasoning

Michael Spivey

in The Continuity of Mind

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170788
eISBN:
9780199786831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170788.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter discusses a number of potentially dynamical findings in high-level cognition. It is noted that some of the tension between symbolic approaches and dynamic approaches might be ... More


Iterated Maps

Robert C. Hilborn

in Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics: An Introduction for Scientists and Engineers

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198507239
eISBN:
9780191709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507239.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Dynamical systems described by iterated map functions are used to explore the period-doubling route to chaos, Lyapunov exponents, and Feigenbaum numbers. A simple derivation of the numerical value of ... More


Quantum Dynamical Systems

Robert Alicki and Mark Fannes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198504009
eISBN:
9780191708503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504009.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book presents a number of basic concepts and mathematical techniques for analyzing quantum and classical dynamical systems on an equal basis, mainly but not solely aimed at quantifying ... More


Determinism, Randomness, and Nonlinearity

David P. Feldman

in Chaos and Fractals: An Elementary Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199566433
eISBN:
9780191774966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566433.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter examines the randomness and determinism of chaotic systems. It first describes a technique known as symbolic dynamics for comparing the chaotic logistic equation to tossing a coin. It ... More


The Convergence

Michael Madary

in Visual Phenomenology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035453
eISBN:
9780262341783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035453.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The eighth chapter considers methodological issues having to do with the main argument itself. It addresses questions about the scientific study of consciousness, recommends an approach to cognitive ... More


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