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Unformatted text preview: Semantic networks are an example of a propositional representation. Supporting arguments: 1. What is functional in cognition need not be conscious. 2. Associating mental pictures and mental words requires an abstract “interlingua.” 3. Two visual images may be identical but may mean different things to different people. (chess game example) 4. Relations such as “next to” can’t be represented in a picture without committing to right or left relationships. 5. Memory loss doesn’t correspond to the way pictures degrade....
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- Spring '07
- Semantics, Proposition, Imagery Debate Bugelski, raw sensory patterns, Zenon Pylyshyn