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Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy

Volume 45, 2018

Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences

Inna Kostrikina
Pages 15-19

Philosophical Basis of Implicit Cognitions Researching

Implicit cognition empirical and practical issues show the needing in philosophical reflection for accumulated facts and development of practical technologies. The role of implicit cognition is evident in the practices and technologies of artificial intelligence while maintaining the obscurity of the issues in psychology sciences about the natural functioning of implicit cognitions. Implicit cognitions –memory, attention functions, processing, learning, perception and apperception are included consciousness, automatically and constant unconscious, instinctive, unintentional processes. The researching implicit cognitions open new perspective on the relationships between conscious and unconscious processing and on the function of consciousness in cognitive systems. Cognitive science may be able to solve the puzzle of human evolution and consciousness and unconsciousness co-evolution, provided philosophical understanding of research methodology and the integration of various forms of philosophical knowledge in cognitive studies. Modern philosophers emphasize the presence of motion from greater-than-human artificial intelligence to superintelligence. The implicit learning is critical significant for intellectual effectiveness and successful. Philosophical understanding of the cognitive research on implicit processes can address fundamental questions about the nature of human cognition, to promote adequate development of technologies to improve the natural and artificial intelligence.

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