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Connectionism and the philosophy of psychology.

Connectionism and the philosophy of psychology.

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Published by J.H. Röll,c1999. in Dettelbach .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition.,
  • Connectionism.,
  • Philosophy of mind.,
  • Psychology and philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesActa analytica -- 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD418.3 .C65 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p. :
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19392600M
    ISBN 103897541505


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