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Title: Genic Representation: Reconciling Content and Causal Complexity
Authors: Clark, Andy
Wheeler, M
Issue Date: 1999
Citation: "Genic Representation: Reconciling Content and Causal Complexity" (with M. Wheeler). British Journal For The Philosophy Of Science 50:1: 1999 p.103-135
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract: Some recent cognitive-scientific research suggests that a considerable amount of intelligent action is generated not by the systematic activity of internal representations, but by complex interactions involving neural, bodily, and environmental fators. Following an analysis of this threat to representational explanation, we persue an analogy between roles of genes in the production of the biological form and the role of neural states in the production of behaviour, in order to develop a notion of of genic representation.
Keywords: philosophy
genic representation
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1842/1305
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