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A modern materialist approach to abstraction, concreteness and explanation in cognition

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Original languageEnglish
Number of pages3
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 11 Oct 2019


While endorsing the authors’ concentration on the issue of abstraction, I critique (a) the philosophical nature of their abstract-concrete dimension, (b) their view of the brain-world barrier, and (c) their implicit positivist one-way hierarchy that has abstraction as the goal.

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