My Journey to Neurophilosophy: Paul Thagard
AbstractPaul Thagard describes how his current work in neurophilosophy grew out of a long series of engagements with philosophy, philosophy of science, cognitive science, neural networks, and theoretical neuroscience. Each of these engagements had cumulative advantages over its predecessors. Neurophilosophy is prospering by applying insights about the workings of the brain to central problems in epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics.
Keywords:philosophy, neuroscience, neurophilosoophy, philosophy of science, cognitive science, neural networks, theoretical neuroscience, consciousness
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