An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology (Cambridge by Daniel Weiskopf,Fred Adams

By Daniel Weiskopf,Fred Adams

Psychology goals to provide us a systematic account of ways the brain works. yet what does it suggest to have a technological know-how of the psychological, and what kind of photograph of the brain emerges from our greatest mental theories? This ebook addresses those philosophical puzzles in a manner that's obtainable to readers with very little history in psychology or neuroscience. utilizing transparent and distinctive case stories and drawing on up to date empirical examine, it examines conception and motion, the hyperlink among realization and attention, the modularity of brain, how we comprehend different minds, and the impression of language on idea, in addition to the connection among brain, mind, physique, and global. the result's an built-in and finished assessment of a lot of the structure of the brain, in an effort to be useful for either scholars and experts in philosophy, psychology, and cognitive science.

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