The examine of suggestions has complicated dramatically in recent times, with intriguing new findings and theoretical advancements. center ideas were investigated in higher intensity and new traces of inquiry have blossomed, with researchers from an ever broader variety of disciplines making vital contributions. during this quantity, best philosophers and cognitive scientists provide unique essays that current the state of the art within the learn of strategies. those essays, all commissioned for this publication, don't simply current the standard surveys and overviews; really, they provide the newest paintings on techniques by means of a various workforce of theorists in addition to discussions of the guidelines that are meant to consultant examine over the following decade. The e-book is a necessary spouse quantity to the sooner Concepts: center Readings, the definitive resource for traditional texts at the nature of concepts.
The essays disguise options as they relate to animal cognition, the mind, evolution, belief, and language, recommendations throughout cultures, inspiration acquisition and conceptual switch, innovations and normativity, ideas in context, and conceptual individuation. The members comprise such well known students as Susan Carey, Nicola Clayton, Jerry Fodor, Douglas Medin, Joshua Tenenbaum, and Anna Wierzbicka.
ContributorsAurore Avarguès-Weber, Eef Ameel, Megan Bang, H. Clark Barrett, Pascal Boyer, Elisabeth Camp, Susan Carey, Daniel Casasanto, Nicola S. Clayton, Dorothy L. Cheney, Vyvyan Evans, Jerry A. Fodor, Silvia Gennari, Tobias Gerstenberg, Martin Giurfa, Noah D. Goodman, J. Kiley Hamlin, James A. Hampton, Mutsumi Imai, Charles W. Kalish, Frank Keil, Jonathan Kominsky, Stephen Laurence, Gary Lupyan, Edouard Machery, Bradford Z. Mahon, Asifa Majid, Barbara C. Malt, Eric Margolis, Douglas Medin, Nancy J. Nersessian, bethany ojalehto, Anna Papafragou, Joshua M. Plotnik, Noburo Saji, Robert M. Seyfarth, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Sandra Waxman, Daniel A. Weiskopf, Anna Wierzbicka