A Journey from Socrates to AI via Cognitive Science
From Socrates to Cognitive Science
- Federico Castellano
- Towards Data Science
Since Socrates asked Thrasymachus for a definition of the concept of justice, philosophy posed for the very first time one of the most challenging philosophical questions: what is a concept?
For many hundred years, inquiries concerning the nature and structure of concepts caught the attention of the world’s finest minds; yet it wasn’t until the sixteenth and…
Empiricists argued that concepts are a sort of pictures or images in the mind. According to this view, the…