Journals Higher Education

$79.95

Hardcover

18 June 2010

420 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199233298


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Cognition and Conditionals

Probability and Logic in Human Thinking

Edited by Mike Oaksford and Nick Chater

  • Organised to reflect the focus of different theories on different aspects of the cognitive system, helping the reader to see how the many theories in this areas may relate to each other
  • Contains an extended introduction relating the history of the psychology of conditional reasoning to the logic and formal semantics of conditionals, helping the reader to see how normative theories of the conditional and descriptive theories relate (or have failed to relate) to each other
  • Presents state of the art chapters by the leading figures in the field, providing the reader with definitive statements of the leading figures current thinking in this area
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