From conceptual representations to explanatory relations

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Abstract

Machery emphasizes the centrality of explanation for theory-based approaches to concepts. I endorse Machery's emphasis on explanation and consider recent advances in psychology that point to the heterogeneity of explanation, with consequences for Machery's heterogeneity hypothesis about concepts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-219
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume33
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Physiology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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