The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

by John Symons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415493951

ISBN-13: 9780415493956

Pub. Date: 10/03/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-two chapters organised into eight clear parts:

  • historical

Overview

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-two chapters organised into eight clear parts:

  • historical background
  • the status of psychological theories
  • models of the mind
  • behaviour, development and the brain
  • thought and language
  • perception and consciousness
  • the inner world
  • psychology and the Self.

The Companion covers key topics such as the origins of experimental psychology; folk psychology; behaviorism and functionalism; philosophy, psychology and neuroscience; the language of thought, modularity, nativism and representational theories of mind; consciousness and the senses; dreams emotion and temporality; personal identity and the philosophy of psychopathology.

Essential reading for all students of philosophy of mind, science and psychology, The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology will also be of interest to anyone studying psychology and its related disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415493956
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/03/2011
Series:
Routledge Philosophy Companions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Paco Calvo and John Symons Part 1: Historical Background 1. Rationalist Roots of Modern Psyhology Gary Hatfield 2. Empiricist roots of modern psychology Raymond Martin 3. Origins of Experimental Psychology Alan Kim Part 2: The Status of Psychological Theories 4. Is Folk Psychology a Theory? Ian Ravenscroft 5. What is a Psyhological Explanation William Betchel & Cory Wright 6. The Interface Bewteen Neuroscience and Psychology Valerie Hardcastle Part 3: Modeling the Mind : The Battle of the ‘isms’ 7. Behavourism David Braddon-Mitchell 8. Cognitivism Alan Garnham 9. Computational Functionalism Tom Polger 10. Connectionism Noel Sharkey 11. Dynamicism Gregor Schöner 12. Interactivism Mark Bickhard Part 4: Behavior, Development and the Brain 13. Conceptual Problems in Statistics, Testing and Experimentation David Danks 14. Imaging Technologies Geraint Rees 15. Neural Mehanisms Carl Craver 16. Cellular and Sub-cellular Neuroscience John Bickle 17. Evolutionary Models in Psychology Michael Wheeler 18. Development and Learning Aarre Laakso 19. Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind Ken Aizawa & Fred Adams 20. Actiona and Mind Alfred Mele Part 5: Thought and Language 21. The Many Problems of Representation Zoltan Dienes 22. Naturalising Content Dan Ryder 23. Language and Thought Susan Schneider 24. Modularity Verena Gottschling 25. Nativism Richard Samuels 26. Non-human Minds and Languages Colin Allen 27. Mind Reading Joseph Cruz 28. Representation and the Brain Art Markman Part 6: Perception and Consciousness 29. Consciousness Timothy Bayne 30. Individuating the Senses Brian Keeley 31. Vision Patricia Churchland & John Jacobson 32. Color Jonathan Cohen 33. Audition Casey O'Callaghan 34. Attention Christopher Mole Part 7: The Inner World 35. Introspection Jordi Fernández 36. Memory Mark Rowland 37. Dreams John Sutton 38. Emotion Anthony Atkinson 39. The Unconscious/Freud Edward Erwin 40. Temporality Rick Grush Part 8 Psychology and the Self 41. Personal Identity Marya Schechtman 42. Emodiment in Schitzophrenia Giovanni Stanghellini 43. Confabulation William Hirstein 44. Aphasis Daniel Kolak 45. (Propositional) Imagination Shaun Nichols 46. Moral Judgements Jennifer Nado, Daniel Kelly & Stephen Stich 47. Buddhist Perspectives Owen Flanagan A Glossary for Philosophy of Psychology Index

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