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With contributions from leading figures, this book traces the philosophical roots behind contemporary understandings of cognition. The book presents a convincing case for the centrality of philosophy to the history of neuroscience and cognitive psychology and discusses how ideas have developed, influenced and moulded our view of the mind.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230013391
ISBN-10: 0230013392
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Pages: 269
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Andrew Brook

ARTHUR L. BLUMENTHAL Berkley College of New York City, USA NOAM CHOMSKY Institute Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA MARCELO DASCAL Professor of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University, Israel TRACY B. HENLEY Professor of Psychology, Mississippi State University, USA ANNE JAAP JACOBSON Professor of Philosophy and Engineering, Associate Director of the Center for Neuro-Engineering and Cognitive Science, University of Houston, USA PATRICIA KITCHER Department Chair, Professor of Philosophy, University of Columbia, USA STELLAN OHLSSON Chair of the Cognitive Division, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA DON ROSS Professor Philosophy and Economics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA PETER SIMONS Professor of Philosophy, Director of the Centre for Metaphysics and Mind, University of Leeds, UK

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