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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Studies in NeurophilosophyPatricia Smith Churchland.
Books by Patricia S. She was interviewed along with her husband Paul Churchland for the book Conversations on Consciousness by Susan Blackmore, Len Kagelmacher rated it really liked it Nov 27, An Introduction to Metaphysics.
She is associated with a school of thought called eliminativism or eliminative materialism, which argues that folk psychology concepts such as belief, free will, and consciousness will likely need to be revised as science understands more about the nature of brain function.
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Chrissy Van hulst rated it really liked it Dec 21, Nov 30, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: 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.
And contrary to the wishful thinking of some philosophers, there is no stemming the revolutionary impact that brain research will No background in neurology or psychology is needed to understand this book. 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.
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.
She attended and was a speaker at the Beyond Belief symposium on November and November Studies in Neurophilosophy Patricia S.
Religion and the Brain. What can neurophilosophy tell us about the basis and significance of religious and moral experiences?
“Review of “Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy”” by Donald Sievert
Divjot Hans rated it really liked it Nov 02, What can neurophilosophy tell us about the basis and significance of religious and moral experiences? Lynnette rated it it was amazing Mar 23, References to this book Theoretical Issues in Psychology: Other editions – View all Brain-Wise: Emotions and feelings, for instance, are eschewed in favour of more precise formulations, such as the following which describes the state of Patricia after a hectic meeting: Drawing on results from research at the neuronal, neurochemical, system, and whole-brain levels, the book gives an up-to-date perspective on hrain-wise state of neurophilosophy–what we know, what we do not know, and where things may go from here.
She won a MacArthur prize in Vicy rated it really liked it May 18, Robin rated it liked studjes Apr 04, This one was less comprehensive, and for me, therefore less interesting. Sanna rated it really liked it Dec 04,