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Theory and method in the neurosciences / edited by Peter K. Machamer, Rick Grush, and Peter McLaughlin.

  • Machamer, Peter K.
[2001], ©2001
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Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, [2001], ©2001.

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vi, 300 : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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Includes index and bibliographies.


The origin and development of the neurosciences / Olaf Breidbach -- Theory structure in the neurosciences / Valerie Gray Hardcastle and C. Matthew Stewart -- On the nature of explanation in the neurosciences / Antti Revonsuo -- Mechanisms, coherence and the place of psychology: commentary on Revonsuo / Stephan Hartmann -- Cognitive neuroscience: relating neural mechanisms and cognition / William Bechtel -- Discovering mechanisms in neurobiology: the case of spatial memory / Carl F. Craver and Lindley Darden -- The explanatory power and limits of simulation models in the neurosciences / Holk Cruse -- The semantic challenge to computational neuroscience / Rick Grush -- Functional imaging evidence: some epistemic hot spots / James Bogen -- Extrapolation from animal models: social life, sex and super models / Kenneth F. Schaffner -- Under the lamppost: commentary on Schaffner / Marcel Weber -- Consciousness: a neurological perspective / Paul-Walter Schoenle.


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