This commentary is an elaboration on Schyns, Goldstone &
Thibaut's proposal for flexible features in categorization in the
light of three areas not explicitly discussed by the authors:
connectionist models of categorization, computational learning theory,
and constructivist theories of the mind. In general, the authors'
proposal is strongly supported, paving the way for model extensions
and for interesting novel cognitive research. Nor is the authors'
proposal incompatible with theories positing some fixed set of