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Brain Wise, Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia Smith Churchland. Patricia Smith Churchland (born July 16, ) is a Canadian-American analytical philosopher . Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy. () Cambridge. In Brain-Wise, Patricia Churchland tries to show us how the cognitive sciences, and the neurosciences in particular, are related to questions about the self.

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Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy by Patricia S. Churchland

ChurchlqndHoward Wettstein No preview available – No trivia or quizzes yet. This book is amazing in scope and clarity. She taught brainise at the University of Manitoba from to and is the wife of philosopher Paul Churchland.

In a clear, conversational manner, this book examines old questions about the nature of the mind within the new framework of the brain sciences.

Progress in the neurosciences is profoundly changing our conception of ourselves.

Retrieved May 14, Preview — Brain-Wise by Patricia S. Manuel rated it really liked it Aug 29, Paul Siakaluk rated it liked brainwisf Mar 10, Views Read Edit View history.

Retrieved from ” https: William Jamison rated it liked it Jul 18, My only criticism is that many of the figures take the role of footnotes, which seems weird to me. Chrissy Van hulst rated it really liked it Dec 21, Popular passages Page 8 – I felt as if I were thrown again into the open sea. Introduction to the Epistemology of the Brain: And contrary to the wishful thinking of some philosophers, there is no stemming the revolutionary impact that brain research will She was interviewed along with her husband Paul Churchland for the book Conversations on Consciousness by Susan Blackmore, An review of the ideas in Neurophilosophy, with updated science.


Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy

What, it asks, is the neurobiological basis of consciousness, the self, and free choice? Studies in Neurophilosophy Bradford Books Brain-wise: Contrary to time-honored intuition, the mind turns out to be a brrainwise of brain functions.

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This one was less comprehensive, and for me, therefore less interesting. Brain-Wise is the sequel to Patricia Smith Churchland’s Neurophilosophythe book that launched a subfield. She covers classical philosophical issues, like free will, consciousness, and representation, and does it in a marvelously no-bullshit manner.

Churchland – – Inquiry: Heriberto rated it it was amazing Jul 31, I am now a Patricia Churchland groupie. Sign in Create an account. In November,she presented at Beyond Belief.

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An Introduction to Epistemology. University of California, Merced. Divjot Hans rated it really liked it Nov 02, Studies in Neurophilosophy A Bradford Book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

How Do Brains Represent? Page 8 – I admit it would be easier for me to concede matter and extension to the soul, than the capacity of moving a body and of being moved, to an immaterial being. Other editions – View all Brain-wise: Churchlans rated it liked it Jan 24, Religion and the Brain. To ask other readers questions about Brain-Wiseplease sign up.