MACHERY DOING WITHOUT CONCEPTS PDF

Skip to search form Skip to main content You are currently offline. Some features of the site may not work correctly. DOI: Although cognitive scientists have learned a lot about concepts, their findings have yet to be organized in a coherent theoretical framework. In addition, after twenty years of controversy, there is little sign that philosophers and psychologists are converging toward an agreement about the very nature of concepts. Doing without Concepts Machery attempts to remedy this state of affairs.

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But wait. In order to claim that concepts don't exist, doesn't Machery need the concepts of "concept" and "exist"? To clarify what Machery means, I will summarize his book. After reviewing the psychological literature on concepts, Machery proposes that by "concept" psychologists usually mean something like this:. As such, psychologists and philosophers are engaging in different projects when they talk about concepts, and Machery reviews some cases in which this has caused confusion.

Since the death of the classical view of concepts, three paradigms about concepts have emerged in psychology: the prototypes paradigm, the exemplars paradigm, and the theories paradigm. In fact, we have pretty good evidence for the existence of all three kinds of concepts. Moreover, we seem to possess distinct processes for learning these kinds of concepts, and also distinct processes for categorizing. The first seven chapters provide the evidence for Machery's first four claims.

The eight chapter makes his eliminativist argument:. Whether or not you agree with Machery's scientific eliminativism, the main takeaway from his book is that "concept" is not a very good "natural kind" even if it may remain a useful class of natural kinds. This has implications for philosophy. Review of Machery, 'Doing Without Concepts'. Coreferential concepts have very few properties in common. They belong to very heterogeneous kinds of concept.

Prototypes, exemplars, and theories Since the death of the classical view of concepts, three paradigms about concepts have emerged in psychology: the prototypes paradigm, the exemplars paradigm, and the theories paradigm.

Scientific eliminativism The first seven chapters provide the evidence for Machery's first four claims.

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Doing without Concepts

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But wait. In order to claim that concepts don't exist, doesn't Machery need the concepts of "concept" and "exist"? To clarify what Machery means, I will summarize his book. After reviewing the psychological literature on concepts, Machery proposes that by "concept" psychologists usually mean something like this:. As such, psychologists and philosophers are engaging in different projects when they talk about concepts, and Machery reviews some cases in which this has caused confusion. Since the death of the classical view of concepts, three paradigms about concepts have emerged in psychology: the prototypes paradigm, the exemplars paradigm, and the theories paradigm. In fact, we have pretty good evidence for the existence of all three kinds of concepts.

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