Ideas from 'Phil Applications of Cognitive Science' by Alvin I. Goldman [1993], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophical Applications of Cognitive Science' by Goldman,Alvin I. [Westview 1993,0-8133-8040-5]].

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6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Numbers / p. Counting
Children may have three innate principles which enable them to learn to count
6. Mathematics / C. Sources of Mathematics / 4. Mathematical Empiricism / a. Mathematical empiricism
Rat behaviour reveals a considerable ability to count
7. Existence / E. Categories / 2. Categorisation
Infant brains appear to have inbuilt ontological categories
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 3. Representation
Elephants can be correctly identified from as few as three primitive shapes
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 5. Interpretation
The way in which colour experiences are evoked is physically odd and unpredictable
12. Knowledge Sources / D. Empiricism / 2. Associationism
Gestalt psychology proposes inbuilt proximity, similarity, smoothness and closure principles