Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cognition: cognition means processing of information by a human, animal or artificial system. Since information flows through all perceptual organs, uniform processing is to be assumed only on the lowest level of symbols. Examples of cognition are perception, learning, speech recognition, problem solving. Cognitions can run unconsciously.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Richard Rorty
VI 46/47
cognitive condition/Wright/RortyVsWright: for him, a speaker should function like a well-oiled machine - this is traditional epistemology according to which prejudice and superstition are just sand in the work.s - According to Wright we would have to recognize the right functions a priori - through knowledge of the content - PragmatismVscognitivity: nothing more than contingent consensus -" for them, content is not important.
VI 51
Cognitition/cognitivity/cognitive/fact/Wright/Rorty: Wright’s cognitive commandment: Advantage: We do not need reified facts -" instead: Reference on range of possible causes - ((s) cognition makes facts superfluous.) - Vs: Problem: that presupposes a concept of the mode of operation of a representation machine.
VI 429f
Cognitition/language/Rorty: cognition is not possible without language. - Therefore there is a gap between sensation and cognition. - Certainly there is a causal continuity between experience and thought - but it also exists between nutrition and thinking.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Ro I
R. Rorty
Der Spiegel der Natur Frankfurt 1997

R. Rorty
Philosophie & die Zukunft Frankfurt 2000

R. Rorty
Kontingenz, Ironie und Solidarität Frankfurt 1992

R. Rorty
Eine Kultur ohne Zentrum Stuttgart 1993

Ro V
R. Rorty
Solidarität oder Objektivität? Stuttgart 1998

R. Rorty
Wahrheit und Fortschritt Frankfurt 2000

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