Concept talk cannot be avoided

Hampton, J. A. (2010). Concept talk cannot be avoided. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33(2-3), pp. 212-213. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X10000361

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Abstract

Distinct systems for representing concepts as prototypes, exemplars, and theories are closely integrated in the mind, and the notion of concept is required as a framework for exploring this integration. Eliminating the term “concept” from our theories will hinder rather than promote scientific progress.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: EXPLANATIONS, MEMORY
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: School of Social Sciences > Department of Psychology
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/935

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