Pragmatist Neurophilosophy: American Philosophy and the Brain

Pragmatist Neurophilosophy: American Philosophy and the Brain


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ISBN-13: 9781474262859
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

John R. Shook, Ph.D., is Vice President for Education and Research and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, New York. He also is Research Associate in Philosophy at the University at Buffalo.

Tibor Solymosi has taught at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, USA. He also runs the website

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
1. Introduction – John Shook and Tibor Solymosi
Part 1: Historical Considerations
2. Peirce on Neuronal Synchronicity and Spontaneous Order – John Kaag
3. The Legacy of William James: Lessons for Today's 21st-Century Neuroscience – Maxine Sheets-Johnstone
4. Dewey, Naturalism, and Neuroaesthetics – Russell Pryba
Part 2: Reconstructing Neuroscience and Philosophy
5. Descendants of Pragmatism: Reconciliation and Reconstruction in Neopragmatism, Neurophilosophy, and Neuropragmatism – Tibor Solymosi
6. Neuropragmatic Reconstruction: A Case from Neuroeconomics – Mark Tschaepe
7. The Most Important Thing Neuropragmatism Can Do: Providing an Alternative to 'Cognitive' Neuroscience – Eric P. Charles, Andrew D. Wilson, and Sabrina Golonka
Part 3: Cognition, Inquiry, and Belief in the Brain and Beyond
8. How Inquiry and Method Shape Brain Science: Pragmatism, Embodiment, and Cognitive Neuroscience – Tim Rohrer
9. Extended Mind and Representation – Tom Burke
10. The Self as an Evolved Organism that Lives in a Pragmatically Defined World – David L. Thompson
11. Is Experience Subjective or Objective, or Both, or Neither? – John Shook

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