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Title Cognition, evolution, and rationality : a cognitive science for the twenty-first century / edited by Antonio Zilhao.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.

Series Routledge studies in the philosophy of science ; 1
Routledge studies in the philosophy of science ; 1.
Subject Evolution -- Philosophy.
Cognition -- Philosophy.
Rationalism.
Cognitive science -- Philosophy.
Alt Name Zilhão, António, 1960-
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part I: Evolution -- Intelligent design is untestable : what about natural selection? / Elliott Sober -- Social learning and the Baldwin effect / David Papineau -- Signals, evolution, and the explanatory power of transient information / Brian Skyrms -- Part II: Rationality -- Untangling the evolution of mental representation / Peter Godfrey-Smith -- Innateness and brain-wiring optimization : non-genomic nativism / Christopher Cherniak -- Evolution and the origins of the rational / Inman Harvey -- Part III: Cognition -- How to get around by mind and body : spatial thought, spatial action / Barbara Tversky -- Simulation and the evolution of mindreading / Chandra Sekhar Sripada and Alvin I. Goldman -- Enhancing and augmenting human reasoning / Tim van Gelder.
Summary Fascinating pieces of work, the essays in this collection attest to the illuminating power of evolutionary thinking when applied to the understanding of the human mind. Topics covered range from general methodological issues to long-standing philosophical.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203012917 (electronic bk.)
9780203012918 (electronic bk.)
0415362601 (Paper)
9780415362603
9786610290345
6610290342
OCLC # 252759205
Additional Format Print version: Cognition, evolution, and rationality. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005 (DLC) 2005005086