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The Philosophy of Cognitive Science

Margaret A. Boden

If the Trade Descriptions Act were applied to academic labels, cognitive scientists would be in trouble. For what they do is much wider than the name suggests—and wider, too, than most philosophers assume. They give you more for your money than you may have expected.

Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences, University of Sussex; Member of the Council of the Royal Institute of Philosophy.