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

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Although 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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