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Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science

Studies of Mind and Brain

Neural Principles of Learning, Perception, Development, Cognition, and Motor Control

Authors: Grossberg, S.T.

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the mass of experimental data from current research in psychology and physiology, Grossberg proposes and develops a non-linear mathematics as a model for specific functions of mind and brain. He finds the classic approach to the mathematical modelling of mind and brain systematically inadequate. This inadequacy, he holds, arises from the attempt to describe adaptive systems in the mathematical language of 9 physics developed to describe "stationary", i. e. non-adaptive and non-evolving systems. In place of this linear mathematics, Grossberg develops his non-linear approach. His method is at once imaginative, rigorous, and philosophically significant: it is the thought experiment. It is here that the richness of his interdisciplinary mastery, and the power of his methods, constructions and proofs, reveal themselves. The method is what C. S. Peirce characterized as the method of abduction, or of hypothetical inference in theory construction: given the output of the system as a psychological phenomenon (e. g.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Studies of Mind and Brain
Book Subtitle
Neural Principles of Learning, Perception, Development, Cognition, and Motor Control
Authors
Series Title
Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science
Series Volume
70
Copyright
1982
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-7758-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-7758-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-90-277-1359-9
Softcover ISBN
978-90-277-1360-5
Series ISSN
0068-0346
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 662
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