Philosophy and the Neurosciences: A Reader
October 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: Neurophilosophical Foundations.
Part II: Language.
Part III: Vision.
Part IV: Consciousness.
Part V: Representation.
Part VI: Reduction.
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.
- Introduces and integrates key ideas in philosophy and
- Provides study questions to guide student readers.
- Includes current research.
"The first of its kind, Philosophy and the Neurosciences
is sure to find an eager audience in neuroscience and philosophy.
Under the encyclopedic and judicious guidance of Bill Bechtel, the
editors have assembled a genuinely useful collection, provided
insightful introductions to each section, and included a sample of
groundbreaking papers from the history of neuroscience."
Patricia Smith Churchland, University of California, San
"The philosophy of neuroscience finally has a good teaching text. This nicely edited collection is a collage of classic and contemporary papers by neuroscientists and some solid, yet innovative philosophy." Peter Machamer, University of Pittsburgh