LEHRER, A: Frames, Fields, and Contrasts: New Essays in Semantic and Lexical Organization

Lehrer, Adrienne; Kittay, Eva Feder. (editors) Frames, Fields, and Contrasts: New Essays in Semantic and Lexical Organization (Labor Relations Report 21). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1992. ISBN: 0805810897. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#31007) $50.00

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Different disciplines have studied lexical structure from their own vantage points. This volume brings together thinkers across the disciplines of linguistics, philosophy, psychology, and computer science to exchange ideas, discuss a range of questions and approaches to the topic, consider alternative research strategies and methodologies, and formulate interdisciplinary hypotheses concerning lexical organization. 464p.

Contributors include Lawrence W. Barsalou, James Ross, Ray Jackendoff, Roger Chaffin, Paul Kay, Keith Allan, and others.

MOOS, D: Painting in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Art and Design Profiles)

Moos, David. Painting in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Art and Design Profiles). John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1996. ISBN: 1854902326. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30680) $14.00

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A part of the Art and Design Profiles series.

Guest edited by David Moos. Contributors include Ad Reinhardt, Jonathan Lasker, Stacey Spiegel, Jean-Luc Nancy, Hans Belting, Robert Yarbre, Molly Nesbit, Warren Sack, and others.

Beautifully illustrated. 92p. Measures 10×12 inches.

MINSKY, M: The Society of Mind

Minsky, Marvin. The Society of Mind. New York: A Touchstone Book, 1986. ISBN: 0671607405. Unmarked. Large corner crease on back cover. Good. Paperback. (#29756) $12.00

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In this book, Marvin Minsky—one of the fathers of computer science and cofounder of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT— casts the mind as an intellectual puzzle whose pieces are assembled along the way. He portrays the mind as a “society” of tiny components that are themselves mindless.

Measures 8.5×11 inches. 339p. Glossary and bibliography. Index.