By Massimo Marraffa (auth.), Massimo Marraffa, Mario De Caro, Francesco Ferretti (eds.)
The current publication is a suite of essays exploring a few classical dimensions of brain either from the point of view of an empirically-informed philosophy and from the perspective of a philosophically-informed psychology.
In the final 3 a long time, the extent of interplay among philosophy and psychology has elevated dramatically. As a contribution to this development, this publication explores a few parts during which this interplay has been very effective – or, at the least, hugely provocative.
The interplay among philosophy and psychology could be of other varieties. for instance, psychology may be the topic for philosophy of technology. In any such case, the thinker of technological know-how pursues the standard set of concerns (explanation, relief, etc.) in the precise case of psychology. Or, philosophy could be the resource of proposals for making improvements to psychology. Vice versa, the findings of psychology can be utilized to criticize philosophical theories and recommend how you can unravel a few conventional philosophical questions on the brain, akin to the character of psychological illustration, belief, emotion, reminiscence, awareness and unfastened will.
The chapters during this ebook mirror those various sorts of interplay in order to make clear concerns and debates touching on a few conventional cognitive capacities. the result's a philosophically and scientifically updated selection of "cartographies of the mind".
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Boring to characterize Skinner’s position (quoted in Newell and Simon 1972, 875). 27 Fodor and Pylyshyn (1981). 28 Paternoster, this volume, p. 55. 29 See Bechtel, Abrahamsen and Graham (1998); Nadel and Piattelli Palmarini (2002). 30 See Block (1983, p. 521) and Marconi (2001, p. 18). Harnish (2002) opposes this “narrow” conception of cognitive science to a “broad” one. 31 See Bogdan (1993). 32 Marr (1982). 33 Cordeschi and Frixione, this volume, p. 39. 34 On Marr’s theory of vision, see this volume, pp.
126). TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT TP PT 22 MASSIMO MARRAFFA 68 See this volume, 87, pp. 212 ff. On Gibsonian affordances, see this volume, pp. 241 ff. 70 Hauser (2005, section 1,a,v). 71 Fodor (1975, chapter 1). See also Fodor (1997). 72 Bechtel, Abrahamsen and Graham (1998, p. 65). See also Bickle and Mandik (2002). 73 Churchland and Churchland (1996, p. 226). 74 See Marconi (2001, pp. 29-30). M. Churchland (1981c).
10 I am using “concept” in a pre-theoretical sense. Of course, there may be ways of individuating concepts independently of their content, ways that may be accessible to those who possess a scientific theory of concepts but not to ordinary speakers. Furthermore, according to Diego Marconi, it may not be strictly correct to say that my concept SMOKE represents smoke, because my concept is not tokened in the presence of all and only instances of smoke. This makes no difference to the present point: what matters here is that concepts, at least pre-theoretically, are individuated by what they represent—whatever that may be.