Against an uncritical sense of adaptiveness
UNSPECIFIED (2000) Against an uncritical sense of adaptiveness. BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES, 23 (5). 750-+. ISSN 0140-525XFull text not available from this repository.
The "adaptive toolbox" model of the mind is much too uncritical, even as a model of bounded rationality. There is no place for a "meta-rationality" that questions the shape of the decision-making environments themselves. Thus, using the ABC Group's "fast and frugal heuristics," one could justify all sorts of conformist behavior as rational. Telling in this regard is their appeal to the philosophical distinction between coherence and correspondence theories of truth.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
|Journal or Publication Title:||BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES|
|Publisher:||CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS|
|Number of Pages:||6|
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