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Fred Keijzer

Fred Keijzer is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Groningen University, the Netherlands.

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Representation is a fundamental concept within cognitive science. Most often, representations are interpreted as mental representations, theoretical entities that are the bearers of meaning and the source of intentionality. This approach views representation as the internal reflection of external circumstances—that is, as the end station of sensory processes that translate the environmental state of affairs into a set of mental representations.