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Plato's Camera

How the Physical Brain Captures a Landscape of Abstract Universals

Plato's Camera( )
Author: Churchland, Paul M.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In Plato's Camera, eminent philosopher Paul Churchland offers a novel account of how the brain constructs a representation -- or "takes a picture" -- of the universe's timeless categorical and dynamical structure. This construction process, which begins at birth, yields the enduring background conceptual framework with which we will interpret our sensory experience for the rest of our lives. But, as even Plato knew, to make singular perceptual judgments requires that we...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Mind & Body
Philosophy / General
Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience & Cognitive Neuropsychology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.93 Pounds

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