Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Learning: learning is acquiring the ability to establish relationships between signs, symptoms or symbols and objects. This also includes e.g. recognition and recollection of patterns, similarities, sensory perceptions, self-perception, etc. In the ideal case, the ability to apply generalizations to future cases is acquired while learning. See also knowledge, knowledge-how, competence.
 
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Learning / Cresswell a) by explicit definition, then what you have learned can be represented by a complex structure that reflects the definition - b) Examples (ostension). - Problem: then a consequence might have been generated by different formula - common meaning: for this we suggest taking the formula itself, since we can not see in the head the other. - II 63 N.B.: ostension: learning by examples, the function itself is learned, not a way of representation of this formula.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27