Ian Haking passed away on 10 May 2023. I don't have a good grasp of his ideas but I liked one of his quotes very much. That is; "In my opinion, the right track in Dewey is the attempt to destroy the conception of knowledge and reality as a matter of thought and of representation". … Continue reading Ian Hacking(1936-2023)
Category: 4E Cognition
Anthony Chemero talks about 4E and Radically embodied cognitive science(playlist)
Anthony Chemero's radically embodied cognitive science challenges traditional cognitive science approaches by emphasizing the importance of the body and its interaction with the environment in understanding cognition. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FsZkfanlIM&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOBywaG1T18&ab_channel=ENSOSeminarSeries
Fundamental Limits on Artificial General Intelligence.
This new work "How Organisms Come to Know the World: Fundamental Limits on Artificial General Intelligence(GI)", co-authored by Andrea Roli, Johannes Jaeger and Stuart A. Kauffman, discusses several significant obstacles on this path of General Artificial Intelligence. They points out that general intelligence involves situational reasoning, taking perspectives, choosing goals, and an ability to deal … Continue reading Fundamental Limits on Artificial General Intelligence.
A Brief History of Connectionism
I was exploring critical works on Herbert Simon. In domains like entrepreneurship Simon is rarely observed under critical lens. Prof Antony Chemero suggested literature about connectionist networks from the 1980s because the proponents often thought of themselves as demonstrating problems with Newell and Simon’s physical symbol system hypothesis. I found the following work which is … Continue reading A Brief History of Connectionism
Possessive individualism in entrepreneurship: A convenient lie
I was watching a Rugby Try and thought about the player who did the Try. The player who did the try may get the credit, but the actual effort was cumulative and the opportunity was emergent. Without the cumulative skills, the synergy of the whole team, and the contingent emergent opportunity the Try would never … Continue reading Possessive individualism in entrepreneurship: A convenient lie
A Problem for Cognitive Load Theory: Jan Derry and Brandom’s Inferentialism
Previously I have written a critical review post(Link: Constructivism vs Direct Instruction) on the article “Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching BY Paul A. Kirschner, John Sweller & Richard E. Clark. I have also posted a Guy Claxton playlist in which Claxton … Continue reading A Problem for Cognitive Load Theory: Jan Derry and Brandom’s Inferentialism
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