The learn of techniques has complex dramatically in recent times, with interesting new findings and theoretical advancements. center innovations were investigated in better intensity and new strains of inquiry have blossomed, with researchers from an ever broader variety of disciplines making vital contributions. during this quantity, major philosophers and cognitive scientists supply unique essays that current the state of the art within the research of techniques. those essays, all commissioned for this e-book, don't in simple terms current the standard surveys and overviews; relatively, they give the most recent paintings on strategies by way of a various staff of theorists in addition to discussions of the guidelines that are meant to advisor study over the subsequent decade. The booklet is a vital spouse quantity to the sooner Concepts: middle Readings, the definitive resource for traditional texts at the nature of concepts.
The essays disguise suggestions as they relate to animal cognition, the mind, evolution, belief, and language, innovations throughout cultures, inspiration acquisition and conceptual swap, strategies and normativity, suggestions in context, and conceptual individuation. The members comprise such well known students as Susan Carey, Nicola Clayton, Jerry Fodor, Douglas Medin, Joshua Tenenbaum, and Anna Wierzbicka.
ContributorsAurore Avarguès-Weber, Eef Ameel, Megan Bang, H. Clark Barrett, Pascal Boyer, Elisabeth Camp, Susan Carey, Daniel Casasanto, Nicola S. Clayton, Dorothy L. Cheney, Vyvyan Evans, Jerry A. Fodor, Silvia Gennari, Tobias Gerstenberg, Martin Giurfa, Noah D. Goodman, J. Kiley Hamlin, James A. Hampton, Mutsumi Imai, Charles W. Kalish, Frank Keil, Jonathan Kominsky, Stephen Laurence, Gary Lupyan, Edouard Machery, Bradford Z. Mahon, Asifa Majid, Barbara C. Malt, Eric Margolis, Douglas Medin, Nancy J. Nersessian, bethany ojalehto, Anna Papafragou, Joshua M. Plotnik, Noburo Saji, Robert M. Seyfarth, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Sandra Waxman, Daniel A. Weiskopf, Anna Wierzbicka