The significance of neuroscience for philosophy

Smith Churchland, Patricia (2008) The significance of neuroscience for philosophy. Functional Neurology; New Trends in Interventional Neurosciences, 23 (4). pp. 175-178. ISSN 1971-3274

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The ground is shifting under the traditional approaches to problems in the philosophy of mind. Earlier doctrines concerning the independence of cognition from the brain now appear untenable. As neuroscience uncovers more about the organization and dynamics of the brain, it becomes increasingly evident that theories about our nature must be informed by neuroscientific data. Consistent with this progress, we may expect that philosophical problems about the mind will be productively addressed and perhaps radically transformed by a convergence of neuroscientific, psychological and computational research

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Additional Information: Questo articolo è stato pubblicato per la prima volta nel volume 11, n.7 (1988) della rivista Trends in Neurosciences
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.8 Malattie del sistema nervoso e disturbi mentali (Classificare qui la Neuropsichiatria, la Neurologia) > 616.8001 Scienze neurologiche – Filosofia e teoria (Classificare qui la Neurofilosofia)
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Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2012 14:17
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