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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Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy
Contrary to time-honored intuition, the mind turns out to be a complex of brain functions. Account Options Sign in. She attended and was a speaker at the Beyond Belief symposium on November and November This one was less comprehensive, and for me, therefore less interesting. 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.
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brain-wize Ulli rated it really liked it Apr 09, Nov 30, David rated it it was amazing Shelves: She covers classical philosophical issues, like free will, consciousness, and representation, and does it in a marvelously no-bullshit manner. MIT Press- Medical – pages. Feb 27, Tom Menke rated it it was amazing. Preview — Brain-Wise by Patricia S. Phillip rated it liked it Apr 21, Brain-Wise is the sequel Progress in the neurosciences is profoundly changing our conception of ourselves.
Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia S. Churchland
No background neurophilozophy neurology or psychology is needed to understand this book. Drawing on results from research at the neuronal, neurochemical, system, and whole-brain levels, the book gives an up-to-date perspective brain-wisw the state of neurophilosophy–what we know, what we do not know, and where things may go from here. She would wear one of those xkcd shirts that says, “Science: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. How Do Brains Learn? Contrary to time-honored intuition, the mind turns out to be a complex of brain functions.
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She is also called a naturalist, because she thinks scientific research is the best basis for understanding the nature of the mind.
Jovany Agathe rated it really liked it Nov 11, FrenchHoward Wettstein No preview available – For I could not find any way of explaining how the body makes anything happen in the soul, or vice versa, or how one substance can communicate with another created substance.
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She taught philosophy at the University of Manitoba from to and is the wife of philosopher Paul Churchland.
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