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This insight in turn indicates that NP-completeness is of parallel interest: Mariam marked it as to-read Feb 28, Tushant Jha marked it as to-read Jun 21, Ryszard Kleszcz – – Logica Trianguli 5: Dennett – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 6 3: To ask other readers questions about Minimal Rationalityplease sign up.

Views Read Edit View history. The underlying linkage between the areas concerns models of the agent: As sketched above, for decades, wiring optimization in the brain has been reported that begins to approach some of the most precisely confirmed predictions in neuroscience.

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In Minimal 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 chfrniak economics.


Like other organism systems, the genome has limited capacities.

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Pedro is currently reading it Dec 30, On the Connection between Rationality and Logical Ability,” in Mind is cberniak definitive refutation of this author’s thesis. Connection minimization seems a first law of brain tractographyan organizing principle driving neuroanatomy.

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Sign in to use this feature. Rationality and Requirements of Logic. Proceedings of 13th International Congress. Vijay Lakshminarayanan added minimzl Sep 10, No keywords specified fix it. Refresh rstionality try again. Brian Kim – – Synthese Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science: Ryan Carmody marked it as to-read Feb 09, 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.

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Kourken Michaelian – – Erkenntnis 74 3: In particular, longrange connectivity is a critically constrained neural resource, with strong evolutionary pressure to employ efficiently. This research program proceeds from a holistic rather than compartmentalized perspective, where philosophy and science are distinct but inextricably interconnected.


This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat In Defence of the Doxastic Conception of Delusions. Return to Book Page. Rationality and the Structure of Memory. The Size Law applies well to each of the above cortex systems, as well as elsewhere e. Bounded-resource models of the agent characterize human rationality as falling between nothing and perfection.

Books by Christopher Cherniak. My article “The Universality of Logic: Neural wiring minimization is of course valuable, but why should it seem to have such a high priority — sometimes apparently rztionality

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