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by Paul Churchland

Author: Paul Churchland
Subcategory: Medicine
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (April 9, 2007)
Pages: 262 pages
Category: Medicine
Rating: 4.9
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Paul Churchland tackles a wide range of contemporary issues and he does it with aplomb.

Paul Churchland tackles a wide range of contemporary issues and he does it with aplomb. His eliminative materialist approach is quite effective as he tackles such issues as the anti-reductionist program of the Functionalist school or the ontological irreducibility of semantics endorsed by Fodor. the high-sensitivity of the global neuronal system to variable-ratio schedules of reinforcement.

Neurophilosophy at Work Hardcover – 9 Apr 2007. by Paul Churchland (Author). I recommend this book to those beginning their work in the philosophy of mind, or to those who, though experienced philosophers of mind, are ready to revisit Churchland's neurophilosophy. In this collection of essays, Paul Churchland explores the unfolding impact of the several empirical sciences of the mind.

Neurophilosophy at Work book. Paul Churchland is a philosopher noted for his studies in neurophilosophy and the philosophy of mind. He is currently a Professor at the University of California, San Diego, where he holds the Valtz Chair of Philosophy. Churchland holds a joint appointment with the Cognitive Science Faculty and the Institute for Neural Computation. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1969 Paul Churchland is a philosopher noted for his studies in neurophilosophy and the philosophy of mind.

Neurophilosophy at Work. Online ISBN: 9780511498435. Churchland explores the unfolding impact of the several empirical sciences of the mind, especially cognitive neurobiology and computational neuroscience on a variety of traditional issues central to the discipline of philosophy.

Paul Churchland, Neurophilosophy at Work, CUP, 2007. I just finished Paul Churchland’s latest book, a collection of essays published by him during the last 10 years. theory/reductionism (using chimerical colors, . color experiences that do not correspond to any real color), and how to vindicate realism about colors. On most of these topics, Churchland has plenty of insightful things to say. He spends little time discussing traditional philosophical arguments and positions. In this collection of essays, Paul Churchland explores the unfolding impact of the several empirical sciences of the mind, especially cognitive neurobiology and computational neuroscience on a variety of traditional issues central to the discipline of philosophy. 5 people like this topic

Neurophilosophy at Work, by Paul Churchland. Lisa Bortolotti - 2009 - Analysis 69 (1):176-178.

Neurophilosophy at Work, by Paul Churchland. Patricia S. Churchland - 1986 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 29 (June):241-272. P. Smith Churchland - 1986 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 29 (2):241-272. Two Steps Closer on Consciousness. Daniel C. Dennett - 2005 - In Brian L. Keeley (e., Paul Churchland.

Paul Montgomery Churchland (born October 21, 1942) is a Canadian philosopher known for his studies in neurophilosophy and the philosophy of mind.

In this collection of essays, Paul Churchland explores the unfolding impact of the several empirical sciences of the mind, especially cognitive neurobiology and computational neuroscience on a variety of traditional issues central to the discipline of philosophy. Representing Churchland's most recent research, they continue his research program, launched over thirty years ago, and which has evolved into the field of neurophilosophy.