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If a complete system is in fact perfectly optimized, then the smaller the subset of it evaluated by itself, the poorer the optimization tends to appear.

Brown – – British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 41 3: Heathyr added it Mar 06, Bounded-resource models of the agent characterize human rationality as falling between nothing and perfection.

Leroe rated it it was amazing May 28, Prima facie, that relationship appears in tension: Brennan added it Jan 11, Like other organism systems, the genome has limited capacities.

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David added it Aug 05, The Crick-Watson double-helix model emerged at the same place and time as Turing’s final work, namely Cambridge aroundso an idea of DNA-as-Turing-machine-tape has floated around for decades. History of Western Philosophy. Vijay Lakshminarayanan added it Sep 10, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Murali Ramachandran – – Acta Analytica 25 4: Sign in Create an account. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 19 Retrieved from ” https: Joseph Brand marked it as to-read Oct 01, History of Western Philosophy.

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Sarab Singh marked it as to-read Mar 27, The apercu motivating the rationality critiques is conveyed by the realization that standard idealizations entail some deductive omniscience – for instance, triviality of portions cberniak the deductive sciences.

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However, such problems are NP-complete; exact solutions generally appear to entail bruteforce searches, with exponentially exploding costs. In some aspects, the brainwiring appears virtually perfectly optimized, yet the rationality has layers of impossibility between it and ratiionality. The Impossibility of Inverted Reasoners. In addition, it is perhaps natural to extend the bounded-resource approach along these lines down from rationality to the brainwiring hardware level. Science Logic and Mathematics.


Wiring minimization can be detected at multiple levels e. Cherniak’s adjacency rule, size law, and metamodule grouping upheld”.

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Anthony Gamst rated it it was amazing Apr 20, This concept seems to account quite precisely for aspects of neuroanatomy at multiple hierarchical levels.

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