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Title Origins of mind [electronic resource] / Liz Swan, editor.
Publication Info. Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Science + Business Media, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Biosemiotics ; v. 8.
Contents BIOSEMIOTICS -- Organic Codes and the Natural History of Mind / Marcello Barbieri -- The Descent of Humanity: The Biological Roots of Human Consciousness, Culture and History / Angelo N. M. Recchia-Luciani -- From Non-minds to Minds: Biosemantics and the Tertium Quid / Crystal L'Hôte -- Cybersemiotics: A New Foundation for a Transdisciplinary Theory of Consciousness, Cognition, Meaning and Communication / Soren Brier -- MENTAL REPRESENTATION -- The Emergence of Empathy in the Context of Cross-Species Mind Reading / John Sarnecki -- The Evolution of Scenario Visualization and the Early Hominin Mind / Robert Arp -- Representation in Biological Systems: Teleofunction, Etiology, and Structural Preservation / Michael Nair-Collins -- Beyond Embodiment: From Internal Representation of Action to Symbolic Processes / Isabel Barahona da Fonseca, Jose Barahona da Fonseca, Vitor Pereira -- CONSCIOUSNESS -- Imitation, Skill Learning, and Conceptual Thought: An Embodied, Developmental Approach / Ellen Fridland -- Evolving Consciousness: The Very Idea! / James H. Fetzer Ph.D. -- Mind or Mechanism: Which Came First? / Teed Rockwell -- Origins of the Qualitative Aspects of Consciousness: Evolutionary Answers to Chalmers' Hard Problem / Jonathan Y. Tsou -- PHILOSOPHY OF MIND -- Neuropragmatism on the Origins of Conscious Minding / Tibor Solymosi -- Not So Exceptional: Away from Chomskian Saltationism and Towards a Naturally Gradual Account of Mindfulness / Andrew M. Winters, Alex Levine -- Mental Organs and the Origins of Mind / Thomas S. Ray -- Mnemo-psychography: The Origin of Mind and the Problem of Biological Memory Storage / Frank Scalambrino Ph.D -- SYNTHETIC INTELLIGENCE -- Minimal Mind / Alexei A. Sharov -- Concept Combination and the Origins of Complex Cognition / Liane Gabora, Kirsty Kitto -- The Mind of the Noble Ape in Three Simulations / Tom Barbalet -- SYNTHETIC INTELLIGENCE -- From the Natural Brain to the Artificial Mind / Massimo Negrotti.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed Jan. 10, 2013)
Contents Introduction: exploring the origins of mindedness in nature -- BIOSEMIOTICS -- 1. Organic Codes and the Natural History of Mind -- 2. The Descent of Humanity -- 3. From Non-Minds to Minds: biosemantics and the Tertium Quid -- 4. Cybersemiotics: a new foundation for a transdisciplinary theory of consciousness, cognition, meaning and communication -- MENTAL REPRESENTATION -- 5. The Emergence of Empathy in the Context of Cross-Species Mind-reading -- 6. The Evolution of Scenario Visualization and the Early Hominin Mind -- 7. Representation in Biological Systems: teleofunction, etiology, and structural preservation -- 8. Beyond embodiment: from internal representation of action to symbolic processes; Isabel Barahona da Fonseca -- CONSCIOUSNESS -- 9. Imitation, Learning, and Conceptual Thought: an embodied, developmental approach -- 10. Evolving Consciousness: the very idea! -- 11. Mind or Mechanism: which came first? -- 12. Origins of the Qualitative Aspects of Consciousness: evolutionary answers to Chalmers' hard problem -- PHILOSOPHY OF MIND -- 13. Neuropragmatism on the Origins of Conscious Minding -- 14. Not So Exceptional: away from Chomskian salationism and towards a naturally gradual account of mindfulness -- 15. Mental Organs and the Origins of Mind -- 16. Mnemo-psychography: the origin of mind and the problem of biological memory storage -- SYNTHETIC INTELLIGENCE -- 17. Minimal Mind -- 18. Concept Combination and the Origins of Complex Cognition -- 19. The Mind of the Noble Ape in Three Simulations -- 20. From the Natural Brain to the Artificial Mind.
Subject Philosophy of mind.
Consciousness.
Biology -- Semiotics.
Life sciences.
Philosophy of mind.
Philosophy of nature.
Computer simulation.
Anthropology.
Applied psychology.
Life Sciences, general.
Biological Psychology.
Simulation and Modeling.
Added Author Swan, Liz Stillwaggon, 1973-
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ISBN 9789400754195 (electronic bk.)
9400754191 (electronic bk.)
9789400754188
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