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Topic: Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind
Posted by: Robin Manuell
Date/Time: 07/04/2003 15:57:06

A first starting point would be or

David Chalmers has compiled a list of online resources on the philosophy of counsciousness from a cognitive science perspective mainly. 
I've glanced through some of the articles but not had time to check the quality.  the theory of neural networks is usually refered to as connectionism.

The classic work on neural networks- is

Rumelhart D., G. Hinton, and J. McClelland, 1986 "Parallel Distributed Processing"  MIT Press

The classic starting point for arguements concerning neural networks and Von Neuman architecture is

Fodor, J., 1975: The Language of Thought, Harvard University Press, Cambridge.

Intrigueingly I have just found out that Turing did actually imagine and develope the idea of (a certain class of) Neural Networks although his contribution is largely ignored in connectionist folklore.  See

for more details.

My philosophy tutor when I was an undergrad was Andy Clark and he is probably the person best placed to comment on current trends in connectionism.  An example of his work can be found at:

interestingly this paper "Magic Words" has some relevance to the (offline) discussion we were having about the origins of language.  His home page is

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Unconscious va Conscious mind19/03/2003 13:31:49Christina Simon
     Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind19/03/2003 17:23:58John Grinder
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               Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind19/03/2003 20:29:25John Grinder
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind19/03/2003 21:48:50Tbone
          Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind20/03/2003 02:29:18ernest
               Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind20/03/2003 15:31:30John Grinder
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind21/03/2003 00:37:42ernest
          Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind23/03/2003 04:55:43Michael Norman
               Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind24/03/2003 22:04:06John Grinder and Carmen Bostic St. Clair
                    Re:ReReRe:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind24/03/2003 23:04:35Michael
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind24/03/2003 23:10:02nj
                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind25/03/2003 10:06:35John Grinder and Carmen Bostic St. Clair
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind26/03/2003 12:29:06nj
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind27/03/2003 18:22:31Robin Manuell
                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind03/04/2003 16:09:59John Grinder
                                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind07/04/2003 15:57:06Robin Manuell
                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind03/04/2003 20:49:28nj
                                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind07/04/2003 15:09:06Robin Manuell
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind29/03/2003 21:12:45nj
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind25/03/2003 11:16:05Michael Norman
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind30/03/2003 03:56:30Michael Norman
                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind31/03/2003 10:13:54John Grinder
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind03/04/2003 00:28:19Michael Norman
          Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind24/03/2003 21:39:27John Schertzer
               Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind25/03/2003 02:25:09J Rose
                    Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind27/03/2003 20:43:35Robin Manuell
                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind27/03/2003 22:44:08Jim R
                         Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind27/03/2003 23:28:11J Rose
                              Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind28/03/2003 14:13:31John Schertzer
                                   Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind28/03/2003 17:35:45Carol
                                        Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind28/03/2003 21:20:57Robin Manuell
                                             Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind03/04/2003 15:21:05John Schertzer
                                                  Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Re:Unconscious va Conscious mind04/04/2003 00:52:45Carol

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