Philosophy of Psychology: Contemporary Readings (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy)

Philosophy of Psychology: Contemporary Readings (Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy)

By: Jose Luis Bermudez (editor)Hardback

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Philosophy of Psychology: Contemporary Readings is a comprehensive anthology that includes classic and contemporary readings from leading philosophers. Addressing in depth the major topics within philosophy of psychology, the editor has carefully selected articles under the following headings: pictures of the mind commonsense psychology representation and cognitive architecture. Articles by the following philosophers are included: Blackburn, Churchland, Clark, Cummins, Dennett, Davidson, Fodor, Kitcher, Lewis, Lycan, McDowell, McLeod, Rey, Segal, Stich. Each section includes a helpful introduction by the editor which aims to guide the student gently into the topic. The book is highly accessible and provides a broad-ranging exploration of the subject, including discussion of the leading philosophers in the field. Ideal for any student of philosophy of psychology or philosophy of mind.

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Washington University of St. Louis, USA

Contents

Section 1: Pictures of the Mind 1a. The Autonomous Mind 1b. The Functional Mind 1c. The Representational Mind 1d. The Neurocomputational Mind Section 2: Common-Sense Psychology 2a. Commonsense Psychology and Psychological Explanation 2b. How Should we think about Commonsense Psychology Section 3: Representation and Cognitive Architecture 3a. Computational Models of Early Vision 3b. Connectionism, Classicism and Cognitive Architecture 3c. Conceptions of Modularity 3d. Tacit Knowledge 3e. Radical Alternatives

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415368612
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9780415368612
  • weight: 1157
  • ISBN10: 0415368618

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