Behavioral and Brain Sciences



open peer commentary

the question of the assumed givenness of the singularity of the target


edmond wright a1
a1 cambridge cb4 1du, united kingdom elw33@hermes.cam.ac.uk http://www.cus.cam.ac.uk/~elw33

Abstract

interesting as the experiments are, their relevance to the real-life situation is rendered questionable by the unthinking use of given singularities as target objects. the evolutionary process does not respect what one agent takes to be a singular referent. a “singling” from the continuum is rather a varying feature of the necessity to track what is rewarding in it.