The notion of distal similarity is ill defined
Hahn, Ulrike and Chater, Nick (1998) The notion of distal similarity is ill defined. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21 (4). pp. 474-475. ISSN 0140-525XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X98311255
We argue that the notion of distal similarity on which Edelman's reconstruction of the process of perception and the nature of representation rests is ill defined. As a consequence, the mapping between world and description that is supposedly at stake is, in fact, a mapping between two different descriptions or "representations.".
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Behavioural Science
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Behavioral and Brain Sciences|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Official Date:||August 1998|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 474-475|
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