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Philosophy of Cognitive Science

This lecture covers the emergence of cognitive science after the Second World War as an interdisciplinary field for studying the mind, with influences from anthropology, cybernetics, and artificial intelligence.

Topics covered in this lesson
  • Epistemic problem of studying the human mind
  • Science wars and the impact on cognitive science
  • Requirement of third-person verifiable description
  • Constructive empiricism 
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