New representations, like new problems, do not spring from the brow of Zeus, but emerge by gradual - and very slow - stages.

Herbert Simon, Models of Discovery (1977)

Brief Bio

I am currently a PhD student in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine program at Indiana University - Bloomington. My main interest is in the cognitive processes of discovery, invention, explanation, and any other analog of creative reasoning. This interest leads me into subjects as diverse as philosophy, history, mathematics, computer science, cognitive science, and linguistics. Read More »