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Philosophy and the Neurosciences

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Philosophy and the Neurosciences is the first systematic integration of philosophy of mind and philosophy of science with neuroscience research. As philosophers have come to focus more and more on the relationship between mind and brain, they have had to take greater account of theory and research in the neurosciences. Likewise, as neuroscientists have learned more about cognitive structures and functions, their investigations have expanded and merged with traditional questions from the philosophy of mind.By introducing key themes in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and the fundamental concepts of neuroscience, this text provides philosophers with the necessary background to engage the neurosciences and offers neuroscientists an introduction to the relevant tools of philosophical analysis. Study questions, figures, and references to further reading are provided in each chapter to enhance the reader's understanding of how philosophy and the neurosciences are related in their exploration of the human mind.

Author Biography

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 publications include A Companion to Cognitive Science (co--edited, Blackwell, 1998), Connectionism and the Mind (co--authored, second edition, Blackwell, 2002) and Discovering Complexity (1993). Pete Mandik is Assistant Professor and Associate Director fo the Cognitive Science Laboratory at William Patterson University of New Jersey Jennifer Mundale is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Central Florida University. Robert S. Stufflebeam is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans.
Release date NZ
September 20th, 2001
Contributors
Edited by Jennifer Mundale Edited by Pete Mandik Edited by Robert S. Stufflebeam Edited by William Bechtel
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
60
Imprint
Blackwell Publishers
Pages
496
Dimensions
175x251x39
ISBN-13
9780631210443
Product ID
3089372

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