Psychology is the study of thinking, and cognitive science is the interdisciplinary investigation of mind and intelligence that also includes philosophy, artificial intelligence, neuroscience, linguistics, and anthropology. In these investigations, many philosophical issues arise concerning methods and central concepts. The Handbook of Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science contains 16 essays by leading philosophers of science that illuminate the nature of the theories and explanations used in the investigation of minds. Topics discussed include representation, mechanisms, reduction, perception, consciousness, language, emotions, neuroscience, and evolutionary psychology. Key features are: comprehensive coverage of philosophy of psychology and cognitive science; distinguished contributors are: leading philosophers in this area; and contributions closely tied to relevant scientific research.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : General Prface (Dov Gabbay, Paul Thagard and John Woods) Introduction to teh Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science(Paul Thagard) List of Contributors Representation (Eric Dietrich) Mechanisms and Psychological Explanation (Cory Wright and William Bechtel) Realization: Metaphysical and Scientific Perspectives (Robert A. Wilson and Carl F. Craver) Reduction: Models of Cross-Scientific Relations (Robert N. McCauley) Perception Preattentive and Phenomenal (Austen Clark) Consciousness: Phenomenal Consciousness, Access Consciousness and Scientific Practice (Uriah Kriegel) On Restricting the Evidence Base for Linguistics (Corrine Iten, Robert Stainton and Catherine Wearing) Emotion: Competing Theories and Philosopical Issues (Jesse J. Prinz) Simulation (Alvin Goldman and Kelby Mason) The Theoretical and Methodological Foundations of Cognitive Neuroscience (Valerie Gray Hardcastle) Computational Neuroscience (Chris Eliasmith) Psychopathology: Minding Mental Illness (George Graham and G. Lynn Stephens) The Ad
- Data Publicarii : 21 Mar 2006
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 522
- ISBN : 9780444515407