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Philosophy and the Neurosciences

A Reader

by William Bechtel

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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ContributionsPete Mandik (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
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Open LibraryOL7609770M
ISBN 10063121044X
ISBN 109780631210443

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience is a state-of-the-art collection of interdisciplinary research spanning philosophy (of science, mind, and Author: John Bickle.


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the neurosciences have sprung up at a handful of top institutions. Their Ph.D.s are finding jobs in philosophy; mainstream philosophy journals and book se-ries are publishing their works. But for someone invested professionally in the neurosciences, the scope of empirical work receiving philosophical attention is by: 2.

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Daugman --Neuroanatomical foundations of cognition: connecting the neuronal level with the study of. Social Neuroeconomics explores the potential of philosophical and methodological reflections in the neurosciences and the social sciences to inform those efforts at cross-disciplinary integration, with a special focus on recent contributions to mechanistic explanations.

The collected essays are drawn from the fields of neuroscience, psychology. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Part I. Methodological insights --Philosophy and neuroscience: three modes of interaction / Bartosz Brożek --Mind, emergence, and the limits of neuroscientific explanations / Robert Poczobut --Theoretical unification and the neural engineering framework / Marcin Miłkowski.

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About the Author William Bechtel is Professor and Chair of Philosophy and Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at Washington University in St. Louis. He is editor of the international journal Philosophical Psychology and his Philosophy and the Neurosciences book include A Companion to Cognitive Science (co-edited, Blackwell, ), Connectionism and the Mind (co-authored, second edition.

Neuroscience and philosophy must work together This article is more than 8 years old. Barry Smith. Theories of consciousness are challenged. Neurophilosophy or philosophy of neuroscience is the interdisciplinary study of neuroscience and philosophy that explores the relevance of neuroscientific studies to the arguments traditionally categorized as philosophy of philosophy of neuroscience attempts to clarify neuroscientific methods and results using the conceptual rigor and methods of philosophy of science.

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Immediately known, familiar and obvious, consciousness is Author: Rex Welshon. Philosophy and Neuroscience: A Ruthlessly Reductive Account is the first book-length treatment of philosophical issues and implications in current cellular and molecular neuroscience. John Bickle articulates a philosophical justification for investigating "lower level" neuroscientific research and describes a set of experimental details that have recently yielded the reduction of memory Price: $ In Neuroscience and Philosophy three prominentphilosophers and a leading neuroscientist clash over the conceptual presuppositionsof cognitive neuroscience.

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The study of cultural and biological factors that contribute to human behavior has been an important inquiry for centuries. The book also functions as a good introduction for anyone new to philosophy of mind because Armstrong begins with a survey of different views of the metaphysics of mind, including Cartesian dualism – the idea that we have an immaterial soul that is completely distinct from the body – and other important theories, such as behaviourism, the.

Philosophy Meets the Neurosciences William Bechte/, Pete Mandik, and Jennifer Mundale 2 Brain Metaphor and Brain Theory John G. Daugman 3 Neuroanatomical Foundations of Cognition: Connecting the Neuronal Level with the Study of Higher Brain Areas Jennifer Mundale 4 Epistemic Issues in Procuring Evidence about the Brain.

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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience is a collection of interdisciplinary research spanning philosophy (of science, mind, and ethics) and current neuroscience.

Peter Machamer is Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He is editor of the Cambridge Companion to Galileo (), Scientific Controversies (), and Theory and Method in the Neurosciences ().

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