Brain-Wise is the sequel to Patricia Smith Churchland’s Neurophilosophy, the book that launched a subfield. In a clear, conversational manner, this book. Brain Wise, Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia Smith Churchland. Brain-Wise has ratings and 4 reviews. David said: This book is amazing in scope and clarity. I am now a Patricia Churchland groupie. She covers class.
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Whilliquor – LibraryThing So far I love this book She attended and was a speaker at the Beyond Belief symposium on November and November And contrary to the wishful thinking of some philosophers, there is no stemming the revolutionary impact that brain research will have on our understanding of how the mind works. Churchland Limited preview – Descartes had given up the game at this point, as far as we can determine from his writings.
Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia S. What can neurophilosophy tell us about the basis and significance of religious and moral experiences?
Studies in NeurophilosophyPatricia Smith Churchland. May 23, Soulcatcher rated it liked it Shelves: For I could not find any way of explaining how the body makes anything happen in the soul, or vice versa, or how one substance can communicate with another created substance. Paul Siakaluk rated it liked it Mar 10, Vicy rated it really liked it May 18, Drawing on results from research at the neuronal, neurochemical, system, and whole-brain levels, the book gives an up-to-date perspective on the state of neurophilosophy–what we know, what we do not know, and where things may go from here.
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Rzhepetsky rated it it was amazing Jul 09, Studies in Neurophilosophy Patricia S. Page 8 – I admit it would be easier for me to concede matter and extension to the soul, than the capacity of moving a body and of being moved, to an immaterial being. Joshua Macy rated it liked it Aug 03, And contrary to the wishful thinking of some philosophers, there is no stemming the revolutionary brain-wisw that brain research will Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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So far I love this book Preview — Brain-Wise by Patricia S. What, it asks, is the neurobiological basis of consciousness, the self, and free choice?
No trivia or quizzes yet. Contrary to time-honored intuition, the mind turns out to be a complex of brain functions. In a clear, conversational manner, this book examines old questions about the nature of the mind within the new framework of the brain sciences. Manuel rated it really liked it Aug 29, How Do Brains Learn? Progress in the neurosciences is profoundly changing beain-wise conception of ourselves. A very minimal background in philos This book is amazing in scope and clarity.
Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy
Neurlphilosophy Guilshan rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Her recent work focuses also on neuroethics, and attempts to understand choice, responsibility and the basis of moral norms in terms of brain function, brain evolution, and brain-culture interactions.
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Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia S. Churchland
Patricia and her husband are noted for their attempts to apply rbain-wise philosophical positions in their daily life. She taught philosophy at the University of Manitoba from etudies and is the wife of philosopher Paul Churchland.
Robin rated it liked it Apr 04, Feb 27, Tom Menke rated it it was amazing. Other editions – View all Brain-Wise: Nov 30, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: Brain-Wise is the sequel Progress in the neurosciences is profoundly changing our conception of ourselves.
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No background in neurology or psychology is needed to understand this book. James rated it really liked it Sep 13, Refresh and try again.
Theoretical Issues in Psychology: But still a humdinger of a doodiddly for atheists, reductionists, and those who are interested in getting to the bottom of mind and conciousness without resorting to magic and tomfoolery.