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Moving on from intractability in the philosophy of concepts

Concepts are widely taken to be among the most basic elements of theories of mind (Margolis and Laurence 2014). They play a ubiquitous explanatory role in psychological theories of cognition, especially in the areas of reasoning. Concepts are frequently appealed to in accounts of judgment, categorisation, and inference, as well as higher order behaviour such as…