Matter of the Mind by Maurice Schouten
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Matter of the Mind
By Maurice Schouten

The Matter of the Mind

Philosophical Essays on Psychology, Neuroscience and Reduction

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Matter of the Mind by Maurice Schouten

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The Matter of the Mind addresses and illuminates the relationship between psychology and neuroscience by focusing on the topic of reduction.* Written by leading philosophers in the field* Discusses recent theorizing in the mind-brain sciences and reviews and weighs the evidence in favour of reductionism against the backdrop of recent important advances within psychology and the neurosciences* Collects the latest work on central topics where neuroscience is now making inroads in traditional psychological terrain, such as adaptive behaviour, reward systems, consciousness, and social cognition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405144438
ISBN-10: 1405144432
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 161mm x 24mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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* * Explores the relationship between psychology and neuroscience by focusing on "reductionism", the theory that the nature of complex things can always be explained by simpler or more fundamental things. * Written by leading philosophers in the field.

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Author Biography - Maurice Schouten

Maurice Schouten is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tilburg. He is co-author of research articles in Theory & Psychology, New Ideas in Psychology, Zygon, Philosophical Psychology, Synthese, and the British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. Huib Looren de Jong is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Philosophy at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is the author of Naturalism and Psychology (1992) and Theoretical Issues in Psychology (2006, with Sacha Bem), and a number of research articles. He serves as Associate Editor of Theory & Psychology.

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