bd40bc7c7a In his preface to this timely reissue of McCulloch's work, Jerome Lettvin notes in particular that among the papers are two classics coauthored with Walter Pitts. Papert Overview Preface by Jerome Y. ."Chapters range from "What is a Number, that a Man May Know It, and a Man, that He May Know a Number," and "Why the Mind is in the Head," to "What the Frog's Eye Tells the Frog's Brain" (with Jerome Lettvin, Humberto Maturana, and Walter Pitts), "Machines that Think and Want," and "A Logical Calculus of the Ideas Immanent in Nervous Activity (with Walter Pitts). Home Cognition, Brain, & Behavior Humanities Embodiments of Mind Buying Options Hardcover Out of Print ISBN: 9780262130189 464 pp. .. One applies Boolean algebra to neurons considered as gates; another shows the kind of nervous circuitry that could be used in perceiving universals. McCulloch was an original thinker, in many respects far ahead of his time. These first models are part of the basis of artificial intelligence.McCulloch, who was a doctor, a philosopher, a teacher, a mathematician and a poet, terms his work "experimental epistemology." In this collection of 21 essays and lectures he pursues a physiological theory of knowledge that touches on philosophy, neurology, and psychology: "There is one answer, only one, toward which I've groped for thirty years; to find out how brains work . 5.9 x 8.9 in May 1988 Also by this Author Embodiments of Mind Embodiments of Mind By Warren S.
LettvinIntroduction by Seymour A. Skip navigation. 403 Forbidden . McCulloch was an American neurophysiologist and cybernetician, known for his work on the foundation for certain brain theories and his contribution to the cybernetics movement. Some suggestions: Go back to the last page Go to the home page .. McCulloch Foreword by Jerome Y. 5.9 x 8.9 in June 1965Paperback $32.95 X 24.95 ISBN: 9780262631143 464 pp. LettvinWarren S. BooksBrowse by DisciplineArchitecture The Arts Bioethics Business/ Management/ Innovation Cognition, Brain, & Behavior Computer Science and Intelligent Systems Design and Design Theory Economics and Finance Engineering Environment and Urban Studies Game Studies Humanities Internet Studies/Information/Communication Linguistics and Language Mathematics and Physics MIT and Regional Interest Neuroscience New Media and Digital Humanities Philosophy Political Science & Public Policy Science Science, Technology, and Society Browse All Disciplines containerNew Titles Coming Soon Textbooks eTextbooks Rental Catalogs Series Authors Distribution and Services BITS Journals Blog About Giving Help . he is at the center, the pivot of a whirligig of explosive thinking," wrote a colleague in 1966.Embodiments of Mind, first published more than two decades ago, teems with intriguing concepts about the mind/brain that are highly relevant to current developments in neuroscience and neural networks.