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Hardcover | Out of Print | ISBN: 9780262031486 | 226 pp. | 6 x 9 in | July 1989
Paperback | $30.00 Short | £22.95 | ISBN: 9780262530958 | 226 pp. | 6 x 9 in | February 1991

Microcognition

Philosophy, Cognitive Science, and Parallel Distributed Processing

Overview

Parallel distributed processing is transforming the field of cognitive science. Microcognition provides a clear, readable guide to this emerging paradigm from a cognitive philosopher's point of view. It explains and explores the biological basis of PDP, its psychological importance, and its philosophical relevance.

About the Author

Andy Clark is Doctor of Philosophy at the School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences at the University of Sussex.

Reviews

“Witty and eloquent .... Definitely worth reading.”—Amahl Smith, Times Literary Supplement

Endorsements

“Andy Clark is surely one of the brightest, wisest, wittiest philosophers working in this fast-growing field today. His examples are apt, and his writing is clear and vivid. The book is as authoritative as its tone suggests.”
Daniel C. Dennett, Tufts University