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Author Bennett, M. R.

Title Philosophical foundations of neuroscience / M.R. Bennett and P.M.S. Hacker
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., [2003]
©2003

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Description xvi, 461 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Pt. I. Philosophical Problems in Neuroscience: Their Historical and Conceptual Roots -- 1. The Early Growth of Neuroscientific Knowledge: The Integrative Action of the Nervous System. -- 2. The Cortex and the Mind in the Work of Sherrington and his Protégés. -- 3. The Mereological Fallacy in Neuroscience. -- Pt. II. Human Faculties and Contemporary Neuroscience: An Analysis. -- 4. Sensation and Perception. -- 5. The Cognitive Powers. -- 6. The Cogitative Powers. -- 7. Emotion. -- 8. Volition and Voluntary Movement. -- Pt. III. Consciousness and Contemporary Neuroscience: An Analysis. -- 9. Intransitive and Transitive Consciousness. -- 10. Conscious Experience, Mental States and Qualia. -- 11. Puzzles about Consciousness. -- 12. Self-Consciousness. -- Pt. IV. On Method. -- 13. Reductionism. -- 14. Methodological Reflections. -- App. 1. Daniel Dennett. -- App. 2. John Searle
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cognitive neuroscience -- Philosophy.
Neurosciences.
Philosophy.
Cognitive neuroscience -- Philosophy.
Neurosciences.
Philosophy.
Author Hacker, P. M. S. (Peter Michael Stephan)
LC no. 2002028110
ISBN 140510855X hardback alkaline paper
140510838X paperback alkaline paper