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.

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