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Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1999 Hardcover New 0262082764. FLAWLESS COPY, BRAND NEW, PRISTINE, NEVER OPENED-384 pages. Book Description: A great deal of interest and ... excitement surround the interface between the philosophy of biology and the philosophy of psychology, yet the area is neither well defined nor well represented in mainstream philosophical publications. This book is perhaps the first to open a dialogue between the two disciplines. Its aim is to broaden the traditional subject matter of the philosophy of biology while informing the philosophy of psychology of relevant biological constraints and insights. The book is organized around six themes: functions and teleology, evolutionary psychology, innateness, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and parallels between philosophy of biology and philosophy of mind. Throughout, one finds overlapping areas of study, larger philosophical implications, and even larger conceptual ties. Woven through these connections are shared concerns about the Read more Show Less

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A great deal of interest and excitement surround the interface between the philosophy of biology and the philosophy of psychology, yet the area is neither well defined nor well represented in mainstream philosophical publications. This book is perhaps the first to open a dialogue between the two disciplines. Its aim is to broaden the traditional subject matter of the philosophy of biology while informing the philosophy of psychology of relevant biological constraints and insights.

The book is organized around six themes: functions and teleology, evolutionary psychology, innateness, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, and parallels between philosophy of biology and philosophy of mind. Throughout, one finds overlapping areas of study, larger philosophical implications, and even larger conceptual ties. woven through these connections are shared concerns about the status of semantics, scientific law, evolution and adaptation, and cognition in general.

Disc. how these two disciplines inform each other; innate- ness, evolutionary psychology, philosophy of the mind, etc.

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Robert Cummings
Where Biology Meets Psychology is a welcome addition to the growing literature linking biology - especially neuroscience and evolution - to psychology and the philosophy of mind. This volume has the further advantage of not being another gathering of the usual suspects.
— Robert Cummings, Professor of Philophy, University of California, Davis.
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" Where Biology Meets Psychology is a welcome addition to the growingliterature linking biology especially neuroscience and evolution topsychology and the philosophy of mind. This volume has the furtheradvantage of not being another gathering of the usual suspects." Robert Cummins , Professor of Philosophy, University of California,Davis
Robert Cummins

Where Biology Meets Psychology is a welcome addition to the growing literature linking biology especially neuroscience and evolution to psychology and the philosophy of mind. This volume has the further advantage of not being another gathering of the usual suspects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780262082761
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publication date: 8/19/1999
  • Series: Bradford Books Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 403
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Valerie Gray Hardcastle is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Virginia Polytechnic
Institute.
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Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
I Functions and Teleology 1
1 Fitness and the Fate of Unicorns 3
2 Understanding Functions: A Pragmatic Approach 27
II Evolutionary Psychology 45
3 Evolutionary Psychology: Ultimate Explanations and Panglossian Predictions 47
4 The Conflict of Evolutionary Psychology 67
5 Presence of Mind 83
6 DeFreuding Evolutionary Psychology: Adaptation and Human Motivation 99
III Innateness 115
7 Innateness is Canalization: In Defense of a Developmental Account of Innateness 117
8 Generativity, Entrenchment, Evolution, and Innateness: Philosophy, Evolutionary Biology, and Conceptual Foundations of Science 139
9 Feelings as the Proximate Cause of Behavior 181
IV Philosophy of Mind 201
10 Situated Agency and the Descent of Desire 203
11 Natural Answers to Natural Questions 221
V Philosophy of Science 249
12 Mental Functions as Constraints on Neurophysiology: Biology and Psychology of Vision 251
13 Ontogeny, Phylogeny, and Scientific Development 273
14 Supple Laws in Psychology and Biology 287
VI Parallels Between Philosophy of Biology and Philosophy of Psychology 303
15 Genes and Codes: Lessons from the Philosophy of Mind? 305
16 Understanding Biological Causation 333
17 The Individual in Biology and Psychology 357
Index 375
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