Cognitive Science and the Twin-Earth Problem by Fodor J.

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The attributes selected are expected to describe variation in carrots, and the experimental design to reflect the variation in crops caused by factors of importance for perceived carrot quality. This brings the complex decisions to be made, once again, back to the discussions concerning the given and the meant (the relationship between the manifest and the latent). 5. PHILOSOPHY FOR SENSORY SCIENCE In retrospect, the discussion so far into this chapter can be traced back directly to most of the classical and modem philosophers.

It is desirable that the sensory technician works from a previously prepared plan giving the order of tasks for each assessor. It is desirable that sensory assessors are screened from each other during testing so that they are not aware of the reactions of their colleagues to the samples being assessed. Opinions differ about how much feedback of sensory performance should be given to assessors or whether assessors should receive information on the results of experiments. At one extreme, some laboratories routinely provide diagrams for each assessor which show performance relative to other assessors.

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