Minds and Machines

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 577–588

Information for Perception and Information Processing

  • Anthony Chemero


Do psychologists and computer/cognitive scientists mean the same thing by the term `information'? In this essay, I answer this question by comparing information as understood by Gibsonian, ecological psychologists with information as understood in Barwise and Perry's situation semantics. I argue that, with suitable massaging, these views of information can be brought into line. I end by discussing some issues in (the philosophy of) cognitive science and artificial intelligence.

Barwise Gibson information perception situation semantics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony Chemero
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  1. 1.Scientific and Philosophical Studies of Mind ProgramFranklin and Marshall CollegeLancasterUSA

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