Description - The Prehistory of Cognitive Science by Andrew Brook
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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(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
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Author Biography - Andrew Brook
ANDREW BROOK is Professor of Philosophy and Director, Institute of Cognitive Science. Educated at the Universities of Alberta and Oxford (D. Phil.), he has been at various times Associate Dean of Graduate Studies at Carleton, President of the Canadian Philosophical Association, and National Council Member of the Canadian Psychoanalytic Society. He has authored or edited eight books and about 100 publications in total.