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Representation, Meaning, and Thought$
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Grant Gillett

Print publication date: 1992

Print ISBN-13: 9780198239932

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239932.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
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Representation, Meaning, and Thought
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Grant Gillett

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239932.003.0001

This chapter discusses the concept of representation and attempts to describe and explain the complex strategies higher animals have. These creatures also have mental representations that are conceived as events within their heads that reflect events outside of it. The chapter also includes a brief rundown of the topics to be discussed in the succeeding chapters.

Keywords:   representation, complex strategies, mental representation, events

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