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What Is Cognitive Science? (Bradford Books) Paperback – March 2, 1995

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  • Series: Bradford Books
  • Paperback: 477 pages
  • Publisher: A Bradford Book (March 2, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 026272023X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262720236
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #849,461 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This important book accomplishes a remarkable feat. It lucidly articulates and critically examines the shared assumptions that define the field of cognitive science at a time when many have come to suspect that cognitive science is a field in name only. This is the book on the foundations of cognitive science.

(Owen Flanagan, Professor of Philosophy, Duke University)

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on January 10, 2002
Von Eckardt presents many important ideas to consider about the nature of cognitive science as a field, but once you get past the introduction of these ideas, the discussion of them is quite tedious. Chapter 1 is a sufficient treatment for most readers. Additionally, in her focus on "adult, normal, typical cognition," von Eckardt ignores much of the scope of cognitive science in her treatment.
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