"...Formal Approaches in Categorization is well laid out and thought through.... In this volume, it is clear that the goal is to provide a serious overview for the serious reader.... a work we can all be proud of. It gets a "Number A" from me." --Jeffrey K. Smith, University of Otago, New Zealand, PsycCRITIQUES
The process of constructing concepts underpins our capacity to encode information efficiently but also, our ability to think in terms of abstract ideas such as justice, love and happiness. This book brings together many prominent formal approaches to categorization, evaluating the state of the art in this fascinating area.