WINOGRAD, Terry and Fernando FLORES.
Title: Understanding Computers and Cognition : A New Foundation for Design. Signed.
Publisher:  Ablex Publishing Corporation, Norwood, NJ, 1986, ISBN:0893910503
Seller ID: 106703
WINOGRAD, Terry and Fernando FLORES. Understanding Computers and Cognition : A New Foundation for Design. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corporation, (1986). First Printing. Pp. (4),vi-xiv,(2),3-207,(1). 8vo, illustrated glossy purple and blue paper covered boards wtih white lettering to front board,purple lettering to white spine. Contents: I: Theoretical Background: 1. I ntroduction; 2. The rationalistic tradition; 3. Understanding and Being; 4.Cognition as a biological phenomenon; 5. Language, listening, and commitme nt; 6. Towards a new orientation. II: Computation, Thought, and Language: 7. Computers and representation; 8. Computation and intelligence; 9. Understanding language; 10. Current directions in artificial intelligence. III: Design: 11. Management and Conversation; 12. Using computers: A direction fordesign. Some light wear to spine ends, name inked inside front cover, else very good. Signed without inscription by Flores on the flyleaf. 35.00