Structural Representations and the Explanatory Constraint

Serban, Maria (2013) Structural Representations and the Explanatory Constraint. Croatian Journal of Philosophy, 13 (38). pp. 277-291. ISSN 0022-362X

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Abstract

My aim in this paper is to investigate what epistemic role, if any, do appeals to representations play in cognitive neuroscience. I suggest that while at present they seem to play something in between a minimal and a substantive explanatory role, there is reason to believe that representations have a substantial contribution to the construction of neuroscientific explanations of cognitive phenomena.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
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Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2020 08:57
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2020 08:42
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/74454
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