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What is the "graceful degradation" advantage of connectionism over classicism?

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1. Introduction: the Classicism - Connectionism debate.
The debate is within the camp of those who subscribe to the Computational Theory of the Mind, and regards the nature of mental representations that the brain works with, and the neural structures that implement them. That is, the question is what kind of computer the brain is.

2. What is classicism?
According to classicism, the brain works with mental representations which are language-like symbolic ...

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The presentation of flexibility or "graceful degradation" arguments are analyzed.

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