Philosophy and the Neurosciences: A Reader

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William Bechtel
Wiley, Oct 8, 2001 - Medical - 482 pages
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By introducing key themes in philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and the basic 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.

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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.

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