- Series: Handbook of the Philosophy of Science
- Hardcover: 522 pages
- Publisher: North Holland; 1 edition (January 2, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0444515402
- ISBN-13: 978-0444515407
- Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.1 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
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From the Back Cover
Psychology is the study of thinking, and cognitive science is the interdisciplinary investigation of mind and intelligence that also includes philosophy, artificial intelligence, neuroscience,linguistics, and anthropology. In these investigations, many
philosophical issues arise concerning methods and central concepts.
The Handbook of Philosophy of Psychology and Cognitive Science contains 16 essays by leading philosophers of science that illuminate the nature of the theories and explanations used in the investigation of minds.
Topics discussed include representation, mechanisms, reduction, perception, consciousness, language, emotions, neuroscience, and evolutionary psychology.
About the Author
Dov M. Gabbay is Augustus De Morgan Professor Emeritus of Logic at the Group of Logic, Language and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College London. He has authored over four hundred and fifty research papers and over thirty research monographs. He is editor of several international Journals, and many reference works and Handbooks of Logic.
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