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From psychology to neuroscience : a new reductive account, Patrice Soom, (electronic resource)

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From psychology to neuroscience : a new reductive account
Title
From psychology to neuroscience
Title remainder
a new reductive account
Statement of responsibility
Patrice Soom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the mind-body issue from both the perspectives of philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. Starting from the problem of mental causation, it provides an overview of the contemporary metaphysical discussion and argues in favour of the token-identity thesis, as the only position that can account for the causal efficacy of the mental. Showing furthermore that this ontological reductionism is not dissociable from epistemological reductionism, the author applies a new strategy of inter-theoretic reduction, which is compatible with the multiple realizability of mental propert
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Soom, Patrice
Dewey number
158.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Epistemische Studien : Schriften zur Erkenntnis- und Wissenschaftstheorie
Series volume
Bd. 21
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  • Mind and body
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Psychology
  • Neurosciences
Label
From psychology to neuroscience : a new reductive account, Patrice Soom, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; 1.1 The mind-body problem in philosophy of mind; 1.2 The metaphysical issue of mental causation; 1.3 The epistemological reducibility of psychology; 1.4 Outline; Chapter 2 THE PROBLEM OF MENTAL CAUSATION; 2.1 Objects, events and properties: preliminary remarks; 2.2 Premises of the problem of mental causation; 2.3 Inconsistency of the premises; 2.4 Typology of possible positions in philosophy of mind; 2.5 Summary and transition; Chapter 3 ONTOLOGICAL REDUCTIONISM; 3.1 Classical type-identity; 3.2 Multiple realization in an ontological context
  • 3.3 Supervenience3.4 The causal completeness: psychology and physics; 3.5 Non-reductive physicalism; 3.6 The causal argument for the token-identity thesis; 3.7 The token-identity thesis as ontological reductionism; 3.8 Summary and transition; Chapter 4 PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE; 4.1 General background; 4.2 Folks psychology as a functional theory of the mind; 4.3 Neuroscience; 4.4 Summary and transition; Chapter 5 EPISTEMOLOGICAL REDUCTIONISM; 5.1 Why epistemological reductionism?; 5.2 Classical reductionism and the requirements of reduction
  • 5.3 Multiple realization in an epistemological context5.4 Overcoming multiple realization; 5.5 The general dilemma of multiple realization; 5.6 Summary and transition; Chapter 6 REDUCTION BY MEANS OF FUNCTIONAL SUB-TYPES; 6.1 What should be expected from any account of epistemological reductionism?; 6.2 Starting point: an implication of multiple realization; 6.3 Reduction by means of functionally defined subtypes; 6.4 Summary and transition; Chapter 7 REDUCTION OF PSYCHOLOGY TO NEUROSCIENCE:CASES STUDIES; 7.1 How it works: guidelines to reducibility in principle
  • 7.2 Finding critical conditions of manifestations7.3 Down to neurobiology; 7.4 Summary and transition; Chapter 8 FINAL REMARKS; 8.1 Complete reductionism; 8.2 Conservative reductionism; 8.3 Back to the mind-body problem; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn854569222
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110322620
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854569222
Label
From psychology to neuroscience : a new reductive account, Patrice Soom, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; 1.1 The mind-body problem in philosophy of mind; 1.2 The metaphysical issue of mental causation; 1.3 The epistemological reducibility of psychology; 1.4 Outline; Chapter 2 THE PROBLEM OF MENTAL CAUSATION; 2.1 Objects, events and properties: preliminary remarks; 2.2 Premises of the problem of mental causation; 2.3 Inconsistency of the premises; 2.4 Typology of possible positions in philosophy of mind; 2.5 Summary and transition; Chapter 3 ONTOLOGICAL REDUCTIONISM; 3.1 Classical type-identity; 3.2 Multiple realization in an ontological context
  • 3.3 Supervenience3.4 The causal completeness: psychology and physics; 3.5 Non-reductive physicalism; 3.6 The causal argument for the token-identity thesis; 3.7 The token-identity thesis as ontological reductionism; 3.8 Summary and transition; Chapter 4 PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE; 4.1 General background; 4.2 Folks psychology as a functional theory of the mind; 4.3 Neuroscience; 4.4 Summary and transition; Chapter 5 EPISTEMOLOGICAL REDUCTIONISM; 5.1 Why epistemological reductionism?; 5.2 Classical reductionism and the requirements of reduction
  • 5.3 Multiple realization in an epistemological context5.4 Overcoming multiple realization; 5.5 The general dilemma of multiple realization; 5.6 Summary and transition; Chapter 6 REDUCTION BY MEANS OF FUNCTIONAL SUB-TYPES; 6.1 What should be expected from any account of epistemological reductionism?; 6.2 Starting point: an implication of multiple realization; 6.3 Reduction by means of functionally defined subtypes; 6.4 Summary and transition; Chapter 7 REDUCTION OF PSYCHOLOGY TO NEUROSCIENCE:CASES STUDIES; 7.1 How it works: guidelines to reducibility in principle
  • 7.2 Finding critical conditions of manifestations7.3 Down to neurobiology; 7.4 Summary and transition; Chapter 8 FINAL REMARKS; 8.1 Complete reductionism; 8.2 Conservative reductionism; 8.3 Back to the mind-body problem; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn854569222
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110322620
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854569222

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