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Just how conservative is conservative predictive processing?

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dc.contributor.author Gładziejewski, Paweł
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-06T09:47:59Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-06T09:47:59Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Hybris vol. 38, 2017, pp.98 - 122
dc.identifier.issn 1689-4286
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.umk.pl/handle/item/5465
dc.description.abstract Predictive Processing (PP) framework construes perception and action (and perhaps other cognitive phenomena) as a matter of minimizing prediction error, i.e. the mismatch between the sensory input and sensory predictions generated by a hierarchically organized statistical model. There is a question of how PP fits into the debate between traditional, neurocentric and representation-heavy approaches in cognitive science and those approaches that see cognition as embodied, environmentally embedded, extended and (largely) representation-free. In the present paper, I aim to investigate and clarify the cognitivist or ‘conservative’ reading of PP. I argue that the conservative commitments of PP can be divided into three distinct categories: (1) representationalism, (2) inferentialism, and (3) internalism. I show how these commitments and their relations should be understood and argue for an interpretation of each that is both non-trivial and largely ecumenical towards the 4E literature. Conservative PP is as progressive as conservatism gets.
dc.description.sponsorship Narodowe Centrum Nauki, grant Fuga, UMO-2014/12/S/ HS1/00343.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Institute of Philosophy of the University of Lodz, Centre for Philosophical Research
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject predictive processing
dc.subject internalism
dc.subject representationalism
dc.subject antirepresentationalism
dc.subject extended mind
dc.subject embodied cognition
dc.title Just how conservative is conservative predictive processing?
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article


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