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Nativism in Cognitive Science

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Abstract:

Though nativist hypotheses have played a pivotal role in the development of cognitive science, it remains exceedingly obscure how they—and the debates in which they figure—ought to be understood. The central aim of this paper is to provide an account which addresses this concern and in so doing: a) makes sense of the roles that nativist theorizing plays in cognitive science and, moreover, b), explains why it really matters to the contemporary study of cognition. I conclude by outlining a range of further implications of this account for current debate in cognitive science.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0000/088922200309638

Affiliations: Department of Philosophy, King’s College London, UK email: richard.samuels@kcl.ac.uk

Publication date: June 1, 2002

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