Philosophy and neuroscience

a ruthlessly reductive account
  • 235 Pages
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Kluwer Academic Publishers , Dordrecht, Boston
Neurosciences -- Philo
Statementby John Bickle.
SeriesStudies in brain and mind -- v. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC343 .B43 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 235 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15556897M
ISBN 101402073941, 1402013027
LC Control Number2003040140
OCLC/WorldCa51764606

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Book Description: Neuroscientists often consider free will to be an illusion. Contrary to this hypothesis, the contributions to this volume show that recent developments in neuroscience can also support the existence of free will. Firstly, the possibility of intentional consciousness is studied.Philosophy and Neuroscience: A Ruthlessly Reductive Account is the first book-length treatment of philosophical issues and implications in current cellular and molecular neuroscience.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, ), Connectionism and the Mind (co-authored, second edition, Blackwell, ) and 5/5(1).