Philosophy and the cognitive sciences. Proceedings of the 16th international Wittgenstein symposium, August 15-22, 1993, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria. (English) Zbl 0849.00032

Schriftenreihe der Wittgenstein-Gesellschaft. 21. Vienna: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky. vii, 468 p. (1994).

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[The 15th Symposium has been reviewed (see Zbl 0836.00022 and Zbl 0836.00023).]
The volume gives a selection of papers presented at the 16th International Wittgenstein-Symposium 1993 at Kirchberg am Wechsel (Austria) which was devoted to “Philosophy and the cognitive sciences”. It comprises 35 papers grouped into the sections “Philosophy and the foundations of cognitive science” (4 papers), “Wittgenstein and cognitive science” (8 papers), “Content and object” (9 papers), “Logic and foundations” (4 papers), “Lagrange and linguistics” (6 papers), “Ontology and mereology” (4 papers). They concern especially the philosophy of mind and aspects of artificial intelligence. The articles of mathematical interest will be reviewed individually.
Another 110 preprints of papers read at the symposium have been published elsewhere [R. Casati and G. White (eds.), Philosophy and the cognitive sciences (The Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, Kirchberg am Wechsel) (1993)].
Indexed articles:
Haugeland, John, Remarks on machines and rule-following, 127-138 [Zbl 0842.00008]
Bealer, George, Toward a new theory of content, 179-192 [Zbl 0842.03022]
Hintikka, Jaakko, Why parallel processing?, 265-272 [Zbl 0845.68039]


00B25 Proceedings of conferences of miscellaneous specific interest
00A30 Philosophy of mathematics
03A05 Philosophical and critical aspects of logic and foundations
68T01 General topics in artificial intelligence