An investigation of intelligence as an emergent phenomenon, integrating the perspectives of evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence.
In Experimental Politics, Maurizio Lazzarato examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism's flexible and precarious labor market. This is the first book of...
An interdisciplinary account of phenomenal unity, investigating how experiential wholes can be characterized and how such characterizations can be analyzed computationally.
In Music and Probability, David Temperley explores issues in music perception and cognition from a probabilistic perspective. The application of probabilistic ideas to music has been pursued only...
Today the measurable health burden of neurological and mental health disorders matches or even surpasses any other cluster of health conditions. At the same time, the clinical applications of...
An introduction to algorithms for readers with no background in advanced mathematics or computer science, emphasizing examples and real-world problems.
Since 2008, economic policymakers and researchers have occupied a brave new economic world. Previous consensuses have been upended, former assumptions have been cast into doubt, and new approaches...
ISBN: 9780262528597 Autor: Schuster, Aaron
Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally a matter of lack, absence, and loss? This...
Do we understand a photograph differently if we encounter it in a newspaper rather than a book? In a photo album as opposed to framed on a museum wall? The "Publicż Life of Photographs explores...
In this groundbreaking book, Jonathan Waskan challenges cognitive sciences dominant model of mental representation and proposes a novel, well-devised alternative. The traditional view in the...
How to assess critical aspects of cognitive functioning that are not measured aby IQ tests: rational thinking skills.
An argument that agreement and agreementless languages are unified under an expanded view of grammatical features including both phi-features and certain discourse configurational features.
The relationship between infrastructure governance and the ways we read and represent waste systems, examined through three waste tracking and participatory sensing projects.
ISBN: 9780262036146 Autor: Neander, Karen
Drawing on insights from causal theories of reference, teleosemantics, and state space semantics, a theory of naturalized mental representation.
In a rapidly changing world, we rely upon experts to assess the promise and risks of new technology. But how do these experts make sense of a highly uncertain future? In Arguments that Count,...
Today curators are sometimes more famous than the artists whose work they curate, and curatorship involves more than choosing objects for an exhibition. The expansion of the curatorial field in...
ISBN: 9780262527521 Autor: Dixon, Steve
The historical roots, key practitioners, and artistic, theoretical, and technological trends in the incorporation of new media into the performing arts.
David Marr's posthumously published Vision (1982) influenced a generation of brain and cognitive scientists, inspiring many to enter the field. In Vision, Marr describes a general framework for...
A philosophical refashioning of the Language of Thought approach and the related computational theory of mind.
ISBN: 9780262533522 Autor: Sundararajan, Arun
Sharing isn't new. Giving someone a ride, having a guest in your spare room, running errands for someone, participating in a supper clubżthese are not revolutionary concepts. What is new, in...