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Kant's System of Nature and Freedom: Selected Essays

Paul Guyer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273461
eISBN:
9780191706196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273461.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

The chapters in the first part of this book explore Kant's conception of the systematicity of concepts and laws as the ultimate goals of natural science, explore the implications of Kant's account of ... More


Concepts: Where Cognitive Science Went Wrong

Jerry A. Fodor

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236368
eISBN:
9780191597404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236360.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Jerry Fodor presents a strikingly original theory of the basic constituents of thought. He suggests that the heart of a cognitive science is its theory of concepts, and that cognitive scientists have ... More


Systematicity and Political Salience

Alexander Kaufman

in Welfare in the Kantian State

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294672
eISBN:
9780191599637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294670.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Kant's account of systematicity, in the Critique of Judgment, provides the basis for judgements regarding the moral salience of objects in experience, thus satisfying this necessary condition for the ... More


The Systematicity of Nature

Nicholas Rescher

in Nature and Understanding: The Metaphysics and Method of Science

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261826
eISBN:
9780191698781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261826.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter examines issues relevant to the systematicity of nature. The systematicity of nature consists of cognitive and ontological systematicity, the former relating to the make-up of ... More


Computational Theories

Paul F. A. Bartha

in By Parallel Reasoning: The Construction and Evaluation of Analogical Arguments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325539
eISBN:
9780199776313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325539.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter selectively reviews computational theories of analogical reasoning from Evans, Gentner, Holyoak and Thagard, Ashley, Carbonell, and Hofstadter. While these theories provide insight into ... More


Reason and Reflective Judgment: Kant on the Significance of Systematicity

Paul Guyer

in Kant's System of Nature and Freedom: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273461
eISBN:
9780191706196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273461.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that Kant's reassignment of the regulative principles of scientific inquiry from the faculty of reason (in the Critique of Pure Reason) to the faculty of reflective judgment (in ... More


Kant on the Systematicity of Nature:Two Puzzles

Paul Guyer

in Kant's System of Nature and Freedom: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199273461
eISBN:
9780191706196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273461.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that, particularly in the Critique of the Power of Judgment, Kant treats the postulation of the systematicity of nature as a ‘transcendental’ and not merely ‘logical’ principle ... More


The ‘Declining Significance’ or the ‘Changing Forms’ of Patriarchy?

Sylvia Walby

in Patriarchy and Development: Women's Positions at the End of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290230
eISBN:
9780191684807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290230.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concept of patriarchy may be attributed to a number of interpretations that involve different notions such as gender inequality, and a certain degree of systematicity that suggests how the ... More


Systems and Models of Truth

A. N. Williams

in The Architecture of Theology: Structure, System, and Ratio

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199236367
eISBN:
9780191728556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236367.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Theology's systematicity indicates the importance of surveying the structures of arguments. Debates in philosophical epistemology over the structures of reasoning and models of truth are considered, ... More


The Regularity Theory II: Laws and Accidental Generalizations

Bernard Berofsky

in Nature's Challenge to Free Will

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640010
eISBN:
9780191738197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640010.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

The critiques of the regularity theory by Fred Dretske, Michael Tooley, and D. M. Armstrong are shown to fail. A categorization of “accidental generalizations” is offered. The failures of the best ... More


Systematicity: The Nature of Science

Paul Hoyningen-Huene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985050
eISBN:
9780199346226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985050.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The book addresses the question of what the nature of science is. Throughout the book, “science” is taken in a very wide sense, including not only the natural sciences, but also mathematics, the ... More


The Role of the Ideal of Systematicity: A Realist Interpretation

Paul Abela

in Kant's Empirical Realism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242740
eISBN:
9780191697173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242740.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The final step in consolidating the realist reading requires a discussion of the other relevant lesson of the Dialectic: the ontological significance that flows from the transcendental regulative ... More


. Evaluating Cognitive Theories

Chris Eliasmith

in How to Build a Brain: A Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199794546
eISBN:
9780199345236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794546.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This is the first of the final three chapters of the book, which are concerned with evaluating the presented approach in the context of current cognitive modeling. This chapter re-presents the Core ... More


The Horizon of Language

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

For Ferdinand de Saussure, linguistic identity is more a matter of linguistic identification, and is solely in the hands (or brains) of the language user. And when we say that meaning is determined ... More


Empirical Systematicity and its Relation to Aesthetic Judgement

Fiona Hughes

in Kant's Aesthetic Epistemology: Form and World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621224
eISBN:
9780748652327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621224.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Immanuel Kant makes no mention of any principle of aesthetic judgement other than taste. In the Critique of Aesthetic Judgement, he introduces the principle of the purposiveness of nature. Kant ... More


Representation systems

Keith Stenning

in Seeing Reason: Image and Language in Learning to Think

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198507741
eISBN:
9780191687211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507741.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins by laying down the commonalities and distinguishing characteristics of diagrammatic and sentential systems. It proposes for more clearly defined and classified graphical ... More


Spatial Patterns: Behavioral Control and Cognitive Representation

Michael F. Brown

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It seems clear that objects and events in the world are related to each other in systematic ways. The nervous system appears to have evolved ... More


Categories We Live By: Systematicity and Oppression

Ásta

in Categories We Live By: The Construction of Sex, Gender, Race, and Other Social Categories

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190256791
eISBN:
9780190256821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256791.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the book’s conclusion, the question is discussed how the radically contextualist theory of social features of individuals offered in this book can ground claims of solidarity across place and time ... More


The Architecture of Cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge

Paco Calvo and John Symons (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027236
eISBN:
9780262322461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027236.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In 1988, Jerry Fodor and Zenon Pylyshyn challenged connectionist theorists to explain the systematicity of cognition. In a highly influential critical analysis of connectionism, they argued that ... More


Language Acquisition through Multiple-Cue Integration

Morten H. Christiansen and Nick Chater

in Creating Language: Integrating Evolution, Acquisition, and Processing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034319
eISBN:
9780262334778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034319.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 5 proposes that language has evolved to rely on a multitude of probabilistic information sources for its acquisition, allowing language to be as expressive as possible while still being ... More


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