cognitivism


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cognitivism

(ˈkɒɡnɪtɪˌvɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the meta-ethical thesis that moral judgments state facts and so are either true or false. Compare emotivism, prescriptivism See also naturalism4, non-naturalism
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cognitivism

[ˈkɒgnɪtɪˌvɪzm] n (Philosophy) → cognitivismo
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Hanna first argues for logical cognitivism by attempting to discredit its principal rivals: logical psychologism and logical platonism (chapter 1).
Thomas admits that cognitivism, like noncognitivism, has difficulty explaining moral error.
For those interested in reading Enduring Love as itself a document demonstrating McEwan's new Darwinian cognitivism, odder or more ironic still than the "article" is that the novel's central "fact"--de C1erambault's syndrome--comes from the history of psychoanalysis, not brain studies as such.
I have argued that cognitivism and radical interpretation represent rival visions for the future of film studies, and that radical interpretation is superior in a number of ways.
This book is part of a growing literature calling for a reconsideration of behaviorism caused by shortcomings and fallacies of cognitivism.
Part 1 shows that Habermas's view that there is only an analogy between truth and rightness rests on an unjustified worry that metaethical cognitivism implies moral realism.
Behaviorism is not cognitive and cognitivism is not behavioral.
The new hallmarks of German narratology in the 1990s are a greater openness to multidisciplinary perspectives, to international scholarship and literature, to newer theoretical approaches (poststructuralism, feminism, cognitivism, etc.
One reason behavior analysis has survived thus far in competition with cognitivism is its effectiveness in solving problems of social importance.
Among them there is cognitivism (the view that ethical sentences are truth-apt) and descriptivism (conceived as the supervenience of moral properties on descriptive properties).
MARK DIXON, "The Mind's Architecture: Classical Cognitivism and Connectionism.
The importance of an orectic state is to explain how cognition can be practical cognition through valuative attachments that do not defeat the objectivity or cognitivism of practical judgment.
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