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Concepts, Philosophical Issues

  • By: Edouard Machery
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

In this entry, the main theories of and the current controversies about concepts in the philosophy of psychology are reviewed. The relation between philosophers' and psychologists' theories of concepts is first discussed. Then, the two principal kinds of philosophical theories of ...