A two-part model is presented to explain how some organisms and humans add structure to the world to reduce cognitive complexity. Some philosophical possibilities of this model are then outlined, which include a situated cognition explanation of representation and intentionality.

Epistemic structures, cognition
Department of Cognitive Science
Cognitive Science Technical Report Series
Department of Cognitive Science

Chandrasekharan, Sanjay. (2004). Epistemic Structure: How Agents Change the World for Cognitive Congeniality. Technical Report 2004-03. Cognitive Science Technical Report Series. Department of Cognitive Science.