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## Filozofia Nauki

2005 | 13 | 4(52) | 37-57
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### THE COGNITIVE SYSTEM AS A REPRESENTATIONAL SYSTEM

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The main thesis of the paper is very simple, namely that the cognitive system is a representational system. The cognitive system will be defined as a system which is able to realize cognitive functions such as perception, symbolic thinking, understanding and reflection. Such a system is further characterized as: cognitively open and at the same time relatively isolated, representational, structurally complex and many-dimensional, dynamic and having functional plasticity (cognitively adaptive) and also having the capacity for self-determination. The analysis will be focused on the characterisation of representation (which will be defined as a certain kind of content) and on the types of representations in the cognitive system (i.e. perceptual and conceptual representations, the representation of the body and the representation of 'self').
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37-57
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• U. M. Zeglen, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika w Toruniu, Instytut Filozofii, ul. Fosa Staromiejska 1a, 87-100 Torun, Poland
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06PLAAAA01262881