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Want to Read saving…. If components are connected, then they are placed adjacent to each other. This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat No trivia or quizzes yet. Retrieved from ” https: Rationality and Requirements of Logic.

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In addition, it is perhaps natural to extend the bounded-resource approach along these lines down from rationality to the brainwiring hardware level. Steve marked it as to-read Jan 27, A Constitutive Account of ‘Rationality Requires’. Neuron dendrite and axon arbors also appear significantly to approximate minimum-cost Steiner trees. What Is the Foundation of Norms of Rationality? In Cherrniak Rationality, Christopher Cherniak boldly challenges the myth of Man the the Rational Animal and the central role that the “perfectly rational agent” has had in philosophy, psychology, and other cognitive sciences, as well as in economics.


Stich – – Philosophy of Science 56 1: This is a generalization of a related perspective-dependent idea seen in theology, to account for the problem of evil — of apparent imperfections in the Universe with an omnipotent, benevolent deity.

The Locality and Globality of Rationalkty Rationality: The Cherniak laboratory has therefore been gauging how well wiring-optimization ideas imnimal computer microchip design apply to brain structure.

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Information transmission may not be cost-free even within a cell, nucleus, or genome. Pi rated it it was amazing Oct 14, The Normative Significance of Preference Reversals.

Matt rated it it was amazing May 31, Sign in Create an account. This concept seems to account quite precisely for aspects of neuroanatomy at multiple hierarchical levels. Ryszard Kleszcz – – Logica Trianguli 5: Christian Larochelle marked it as to-read Oct 23, Concepts from the theory of computation can be applied to understand the structure and function of organisms’ DNA.

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Return to Book Page. Three disparate fields thereby converge: Neural wiring minimization is of course valuable, but dherniak should it seem to have such a high priority — sometimes apparently near-maximal? The Size Law applies well to each of the above cortex systems, as well as elsewhere e. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 55 1: This entry has no external links. Brennan added it Jan 11, Samuel TX Khoo rated it really liked it Apr rationaligy, Connection minimization seems a first law of brain tractographyan organizing principle driving neuroanatomy.


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A corresponding approach can be applied to placement of interconnected functional areas of cerebral cortex. Cherniak on Scientific Realism.

Intentional Systems in Rstionality Ethology: Rationality, Logic, and Heuristics. This research program proceeds from a holistic rather than minima, perspective, where philosophy and science are distinct but inextricably interconnected. An additional issue concerns how the intentional level of mind meshes with the hardware level of brain. Pedro is currently reading it Dec 30, The ‘Panglossian Paradigm’ Defended. If a complete system is in fact perfectly optimized, then the smaller the subset of it evaluated by itself, the poorer the optimization tends to appear.

From this epistemology in turn stemmed a research program concerning optimal-wiring models of global brain and genome anatomy, a structuralist approach. Joseph Brand marked it as to-read Oct 01,