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Rationality in an Uncertain World: Essays in the Cognitive Science of Human Understanding

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This book brings together an influential sequence of papers that argue for a radical re-conceptualisation of the psychology of inference, and of cognitive science more generally. The papers demonstrate that the thesis that logic provides the basis of human inference is central to much cognitive science, although the commitment to this view is often implicit. They then note ...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published May 1st 1998 by Psychology Press (first published 1998)
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A delicately written and argued account against the logicism in making sense of the world around us. Nick and Mike emphasise a probabilistic approach which is well reasoned and a joy to read. There is much depth and common sense in this book.

Highly recommended for psychologists and cognitive scientists to get a firm foundation.
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