Department of Philosophy

Beckman Institute

Neuroscience Program

 
 
 

Publications

Books

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2006).Models and Cognition: Prediction and Explanation in Everyday Life and in Science.Cambridge,MA: The MIT Press.
*ChoiceOutstanding Academic Title 2007*

Kolak, D., W.Hirstein, P.Mandik, J.Waskan. (2006).CognitiveScience: An Introduction to the Mind and Brain.NY:Routledge.

Articles

Waskan, J., I. Harmon, Z. Horne, J. Spino, & J. Clevenger. (2013).Explanatory Anti-psychologism Overturned by Lay and Scientific Case Classifications.Synthese, (DOI 10.1007/s11229-013-0304-2).

Waskan, J. (2011). Mechanistic Explanation at the Limit [w/ reply by J. Woodward].Synthese, 183, 389-408.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2011 - online only).Intelligibility and the CAPE: Combatting Anti-psychologism about Explanation. In PhilSci Archive:Epistemology of Modeling & Simulation: Building Research Bridges between the Philosophical and Modeling Communities(Pittsburgh; 1-3 April 2011).

Waskan, J. (2011). A Vehicular Theory of Corporeal Qualia (A Gift to Computationalists).Philosophical Studies, 152, 103-125. [Document]

Waskan, J. (2010). Applications of an Implementation Story for Non-Sentential Models. In L. Magnani,W. Carnielli, and C. Pizzi,Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology,Berlin: Springer, 463-476. [Document]

Waskan, J. (2010).Connectionism.Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Waskan, J. (2009). A Vehicular Theory of CorporealQualia(A Gift toComputationalists).Philosophical Studies, Online version [print version in press], 1-23.

Waskan, J. (2008). Knowledge of Counterfactual Interventions Through Cognitive Models of Mechanisms.International Studies in Philosophyof Science, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 259-275.[Document]

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2003).Folk Psychology and the Gauntlet ofIrrealism.Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 627-655.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2003).Intrinsic Cognitive Models.Cognitive Science, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 259-283.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2001).A Critique of Connectionist Semantics.Connection Science, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 277-292.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2000). Kant's Epistemic and Defining Criteria of Truth.International Studies in Philosophy, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 107-121.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (1998).De Facto Legitimacy and Popular Will.Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 25-56.

Waskan, Jonathan A. and William Bechtel. (1998). The scope of cognitive science: A critical notice of PaulThagard'sIntroduction to cognitive science. Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 587-608.

Waskan, Jonathan A. and William Bechtel. (1997).Directions in Connectionist Research: Tractable Computations without Syntactically Structured Representations.Metaphilosophy, Vol. 28, Nos. 1/2, pp. 31-62.

Other Publications

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2011).Intelligibility and the CAPE: Combatting Anti-psychologism about Explanation.In PhilSci Archive:Epistemology of Modeling & Simulation: Building Research Bridges between the Philosophical and Modeling Communities(Pittsburgh; 1-3 April 2011).

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2005). Review of J. Preston and M. Bishop (Eds.): Views into the Chinese Room: New Essays on Searle and Artificial Intelligence. Philosophical Review, 114, pp. 277 - 282.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (2000).A Virtual Solution to the Frame Problem.In the Proceedings of the First IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots.

Waskan, Jonathan A. (1999). Review of W.Kintsch: Comprehension. Philosophical Psychology, Vol. 12, No. 4.

Non-Academic: W.Grourkeand J.Waskan. (2008). Revive Dead Patient Files. Journal of Medical Practice Management, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 22-23.


Books