Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Newell, A./Simon, H.
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Knowledge Allen Newell/Herbert A. Simon Computerwissenschaft als empirische Forschung (1976) in Dieter M√ľnch (Ed.) Kognitionswissenschaft Frankfurt 1992

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Knowledge/Search/Recognition/Menon/Socrates: How do you want to search that of what you do not know what it is?
And if you find it, how do you recognize that it is what you did not know?
Solution/Plato: The Famous Theory of Recollection.

Knowledge/Finding/Recognizing/Newell/SimonVsPlato: today much easier explanation: to represent a problem means,
1. a test for a class of symbol structures (solutions) and
2. a method for generating symbol structures.

Why do we not immediately produce an expression that describes the solution? We do that when we wish and dream.
But: knowing how we would test something if we had it does not mean we know how it is developed.
There are move procedures, but there is no procedure for winning moves.
There must be a problem area prior to the move process.
Definition moves/move/Newell/Simon: moves are transformations of problem area situations.
Symbolic systems: they guarantee that they can represent problem areas and have move procedures.
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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28