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Title Cognition and the brain : the philosophy and neuroscience movement / edited by Andrew Brook, Kathleen Akins
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Contents Introduction / Andrew Brook and Pete Mandik -- Data and theory in neuroscience. Localization in the brain and other illusions / Valerie Gray Hardcastle and C. Matthew Stewart -- Neurophenomenology : an introduction for neurophilosophers / Evan Thompson, Antoine Lutz, and Diego Cosmelli -- Out of the mouth of autistics : subjective report and its role in cognitive theorizing / Victoria McGeer -- Neural representation. Moving beyond metaphors : understanding the mind for what it is / Chris Eliasmith -- Brain time and phenomenological time / Rick Grush -- The puzzle of temporal experience / Sean D. Kelly -- Visuomotor transformation. Grasping and perceiving objects / Pierre Jacob -- Action-oriented representation / Pete Mandik -- Color vision. Chimerical colors : some novel predictions from cognitive neuroscience / Paul M. Churchland -- Opponent processing, linear models, and the veridicality of color perception / Zoltán Jakab -- Consciousness. A neurofunctional theory of consciousness / Jesse J. Prinz -- Making consciousness safe for neuroscience / Andrew Brook
Summary "This volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the philosophy and neuroscience movement, which applies the methods of neuroscience to traditional philosophical problems and uses philosophical methods to illuminate issues in neuroscience. At the heart of the movement is the conviction that basic questions about human cognition, many of which have been studied for millennia, can be answered only by a philosophically sophisticated grasp of neuroscience's insights into the processing of information by the human brain. Essays in this volume are clustered around five major themes: data and theory in neuroscience; neural representation and computation; visuomotor transformations; color vision; and consciousness."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cognition.
Cognitive neuroscience -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Akins, Kathleen.
Brook, Andrew.
ISBN 0511610602 (e-book)
1107321794 (electronic bk.)
9780511610608 (e-book)
9781107321793 (electronic bk.)