An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

by Daniel Weiskopf, Fred Adams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521740203
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2015
Series: Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 3.50(d)

About the Author

Daniel Weiskopf is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and an associate faculty member in the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University. He has published numerous articles and chapters on concepts and mental representation, the structure of higher cognition, embodied and extended cognition, mechanistic and functional explanation, and modelling practices in the mind/brain sciences.

Fred Adams is Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Delaware. He has published over 100 articles or chapters in philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, epistemology, and other areas of cognitive science.

Table of Contents

1. What psychology is; 2. Autonomy and reduction in psychology; 3. Modularity and cognitive architecture; 4. Nativism, development, and change; 5. Beyond the brain and body; 6. Perception and action; 7. Attention and consciousness; 8. The social mind; 9. Thought and language.

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