Neurophilosophy: Toward a Unified Science of the Mind-brain

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MIT Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Medical - 546 pages
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Neurophilosophy is a rich interdisciplinary study of the prospects for a unifiedcognitive neurobiology. Contemporary research in the empirical neurosciences, and recent research inthe philosophy of mind and the philosophy of science, are used to illuminate fundamental questionsconcerning the relation between abstract cognitive theory and substantiveneuroscience.

A Bradford Book.

  

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User Review  - manwithoutqualities - Goodreads

An empirically informed slap in the face to the then smug a prioristic phil of mind. Read full review

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User Review  - Mike de la Flor - Goodreads

Patricia Churchland is an authority on the topics or neurophilosophy and philosophy of mind. This tome is an excellent introduction into neuro-biology and a comprehensive discussion on the history of ... Read full review

Contents

General Introduction
1
Chapter
4
Chapter
13
Chapter 2
35
Chapter 3
99
Early Work
147
Chapter 5
171
Chapter 6
239
Chapter 8
315
Functionalist Psychology
349
Chapter 10
403
What Has Motor Control Got to Do with Mental States?
450
Concluding Remarks
478
Bibliography
491
Index
525
Copyright

Chapter 7
277

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About the author (1989)

Patricia Smith Churchland is UC President's Professor of Philosophy at the University ofCalifornia, San Diego, and Adjunct Professor at the Salk Institute.

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