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The modularity of mind

an essay on faculty psychology

by Jerry A. Fodor

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognition.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerry A. Fodor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF311 .F5615 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination145 p. ;
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22461532M
    ISBN 100262060841, 0262560259

    Keywords: modularity of mind, cognitive fluidity, non-human personhood, subjectivity, respective realities 1 Introduction Here is a challenge for the anthrozo ological community: animal personhood. The concept of modularity has loomed large in philosophy and psychology since the early s, following the publication of Fodor's ground-breaking book The Modularity of Mind Especially noteworthy in this regard has been the development of evolutionary psychology, whose proponents argue that the architecture of the mind is more pervasively modular than the Fodorian perspective allows.

    Is the mind really modular? Jesse J. Prinz When Fodor titled his () book the Modularity of Mind, he overstated his position. His actual view is that the mind divides into systems some of which are modular and others of which are not. The book would have been more aptly, if less provocatively, called The Modularity of Low-Level Peripheral.   Modularity of Mind Explain the origins and arguments for the modularity of human cognitive abilities andcompare to the general-purpose problem solver model. What is the theory of Jerry Fodor andhow does it differ from Noam Chomsky’s views and the “massive modularity” thesis.

    We can work on Modularity of Mind; We can work on Discussion Board: “Chasing Coral” We can work on Week 4: Assignment 1: BuzzFeed Case Study Analysis & Application Instructions 1. Read the HBR Case Study “BuzzFeed The promise of Native Advertising” and then write your Analysis and Application in response to the questions below. Download file to see previous pages The notion of modularity has also taken part in the role in modern debates in epistemology, philosophy of language. Among other core areas of philosophy more evidence of its utility as a tool for thinking about the mind. The notion of modularity has taken part in a recent argument in epistemology, philosophy of language, and other main areas of philosophy.


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Fodor's dry humor and deep familiarity with relevant empirical results redeemed the occasionally abstruse discussion/5. This study synthesizes current information from the various fields of cognitive science in support of a new and exciting theory of mind.

Most psychologists study horizontal processes like memory and information flow; Fodor postulates a vertical and modular psychological organization underlying biologically coherent behaviors.

This view of mental architecture is consistent with the historical. The Modularity of Mind by Jerry A. Fodor,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Access a free summary of The Modularity of Mind, by Jerry A.

Fodor other business, leadership and nonfiction books on getAbstract.5/10(). The Modularity of Mind Book Summary: This study synthesizes current information from the various fields of cognitive science in support of a new and exciting theory of mind.

Most psychologists study horizontal processes like memory and information flow; Fodor postulates a vertical and modular psychological organization underlying biologically coherent behaviors.

The Modularity of Mind | Jerry A. Fodor | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The Modularity of Mind (A Bradford Book) - Kindle edition by Fodor, Jerry A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Modularity of Mind (A Bradford Book).Manufacturer: A Bradford Book. This study synthesizes current information from the various fields of cognitive science in support of a new and exciting theory of mind.

Most psychologists study horizontal processes like memory and information flow; Fodor postulates a vertical and modular psychological. This notion of a mental module was made famous by Jerry Fodor in his book, The Modularity of Mind. As I said, a module is a specialist system for performing some specific task – say, for processing visual information.

Fodor had a strict conception of what a module was. Remarks on the Modularity of Mind. Benny Shanon - - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 39 (September) A Critical Review of Jerry A.

Fodor's the Mind Doesn't Work That ries: Modularity in Cognitive Science in. This book introduced a new concept to the philosophy of mind--"module" and revived another -- "faculty".

Modularity of Mind is a work of historical importance, despite a confusing style. The author attempts to construct by a priori reasoning a general picture of the human s:   was first proposed by U.S.

philosopher Jerry Lodor ( -) in the book he published called Modularity of the Mind () which defined modularity as a theory of the human mind with various components of cognition each with their own characteristics, but importantly all were independent modules with a specific domain and properties.

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The Modularity Of Mind available for download and read online too. The modularity thesis has become unfashionable among cognitive psychologists in recent years (“I am well aware of efforts to debunk this view, the arguments raised toward that end, and the disfavor into which a modular view of the mind has fallen,” comments Curtiss (, p.

90) in a recent defense of modularity), for a number of reasons. We also refer to modularity of mind, and talk about domain-specific and domain-general modules. Toward the end, we discuss dual-systems theory, and. "The mind of a savant: language learning and modularity" by Elizabeth Bates The mind of a savant by Smith and Tsimpli (henceforth S&T) is one of four books that have appeared in the last few years in which a single case study is used as evidence for the modularity of language (see also Cromer, ; Rondal, ; Yamada, ).

Jerry Fodor's Modularity of Mind is a beginning [It] is the first major monograph in this century to explore some variations on faculty psychology [and] is the best thing Fodor has done since The Language of Thought, mainly because it takes such a wide sweep and yet manages to concentrate all the arguments upon the central issue in both neuropsychology and information-processing : $   The evidence for a modular mind is compelling and the philosopher Jerry Fodor published a book in titled The Modularity of Mind which explained exactly what a module is.

However the modular view is controversial and is not endorsed by all philosophers. The modularity of mind: an essay on faculty psychology. [Jerry A Fodor] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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I wanted to argue there (and will likewise argue here) that modern Cognitivism failed, early on, to notice a certain important distinction: roughly, a distinction between two ways in which computational processes can be "smart." Because.Buy The Modularity of Mind by Professor Jerry A Fodor online at Alibris.

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