THE WILLIAM JAMES LECTURES
Cover: Unified Theories of Cognition, from Harvard University PressCover: Unified Theories of Cognition in PAPERBACK

Unified Theories of Cognition

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674921016

Publication Date: 01/01/1994

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576 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

152 line illustrations

The William James Lectures

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Ranges authoritatively over 40 years of research in psychology, artificial intelligence and computer science… Lively, lucid and persuasive.—John Fox, Nature

If you want to understand mental architecture, you must read this book.—Philip N. Johnson-Laird, Princeton University

It is an understatement to say that [this book] is indispensable reading for both established and budding cognitive scientists—and for researchers in the neighboring domains of neuroscience and artificial intelligence as well.—Herbert A. Simon, Carnegie Mellon University

An extremely important contribution to the foundations of cognitive science… Because Newell tackles this integration head on, he has set an agenda for the next twenty years of cognitive science.—George A. Miller, Princeton University

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