Indian cognitivism and the phenomenology of conceptualization

Kasturirangan, Rajesh and Guha, Nirmalya and Ram-Prasad, Chakravarthi (2011) Indian cognitivism and the phenomenology of conceptualization. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 10 (2). pp. 277-296. ISSN 1572-8676

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Abstract: We perform conceptual acts throughout our daily lives; we are always judging others, guessing their intentions, agreeing or opposing their views and so on. These conceptual acts have phenomenological as well as formal richness. This paper attempts to correct the imbalance between the phenomenal and formal approaches to conceptualization by claiming that we need to shift from the usual dichotomies of cognitive science and epistemology such as the formal/empirical and the rationalist/ empiricist divides—to a view of conceptualization grounded in the Indian philosophical notion of “valid cognition
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Keywords: Conceptualization . Indian philosophy . Phenomenology .Formal approaches to the mind . Cognitive science
Subjects: School of Humanities > Cognitive Science
Divisions: Schools > Humanities
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 10:17
Last Modified: 08 May 2015 09:54
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    DOI: 10.1007/s11097-010-9169-8

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