Vygotsky and cognitive science : language and the unification of the social and computational mind / William Frawley

Author(s): Frawley, William, 1953-
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Subjects: Cognition--Philosophy
Cognitive science--Philosophy
Psycholinguistics--Philosophy
Vygotskiĭ, L. S. (Lev Semenovich), 1896-1934
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 1997
LC Classification: B, BF
Physical Description: 333 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1. Internalism and the Ideology of Cognitive Science 13
1.1. Luria's Peasant and the Frame Problem 13
1.2. The Deprivileging of External Causes 17
1.3. Luria's Peasant, Again (and Fodor on Vygotsky) 26
1.4. Vygotsky and the Frame Problem 31
2. From Plato's Problem to Wittgenstein's Problem 35
2.1. Plato's Answer: The Inward Turn 35
2.2. Universal Grammars 37
2.3. Troubles in Paradise 44
2.4. Wittgenstein's Problem 50
3. Architectures and Contexts: Unifying Computational and Cultural Psycholinguistics 66
3.1. Incommensurablity and Unity 66
3.2. Cognitive Science: A Primer 68
3.3. Vygotskyan Theory: A Primer 86
3.4. Architectures and Contexts: Three Prospects for Unity 106
4. Subjectivity: Consciousness and Metaconsciousness 121
4.1. Consciousness Regained 121
4.2. From Information Processing to Self-Consciousness 125
4.3. The Organization of Subjectivity 127
4.4. Vygotskyan Demonstrations of Metaconsciousness 149
5. Control and the Language for Thought 175
5.1. The Importance of Reflexivity 175
5.2. Defining the Language for Thought 178
5.3. The Limits of Private Speech Research 183
5.4. A Context-Architecture View of the Language for Thought 185
5.5. The Linguistic Structure of the Language for Thought 187
5.6. Computational Control and the Symptoms of the Machine Self 213
5.7. Run Time and Relativity 230
6. Control Disorders: Splitting the Computational from the Social 234
6.1. Logic/Control Dissociations 234
6.2. A Catalogue of Control Disorders 235
6.3. Logic versus Control 238
6.4. Private Speech Disruptions 245
6.5. The Metaconscious Effects of Control Disorders 247
6.6. Two Final Clarifications 258
Epilogue: Is Everything Cognitive Science? 261
Against Grand Schemes 261
Sociocomputationalism 263
Two Prospects for Sociocomputationalism 265
Does Internalism Win Out? 270
Notes 275
Bibliography 293
Index 321
Notes: LCCN: 96030021
ISBN: 0674943473 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 36133233
ISBN/ISSN: 0674943473