Living with innateness (and environmental dependence too)

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Abstract

Griffiths and Machery contend that the concept of innateness should be dispensed with in the sciences. We contend that, once that concept is properly understood as what we have called 'closed process invariance', it is still of significant use in the sciences, especially cognitive science.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-424
Number of pages10
JournalPhilosophical Psychology
Volume21
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2008
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Canalisation
  • Cognitive science
  • Innateness
  • Invariance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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