John Bickle

in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780195304787
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199891993 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks


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This introductory article explains the coverage of the book, which is about the connection between philosophy and neuroscience. It discusses the beginning of the philosophy and neuroscience movement in 1986 which coincided with the publication of Patricia Churchland's Neurophilosophy. The text in this book is designed to make direct appeal to data and evidence from some recognized field of current neuroscience. The topics covered by this volume include functional neuroimaging, neuropsychological assessment, and molecular neuroscience.

Keywords: philosophy; neuroscience; Patricia Churchland; Neurophilosophy; functional neuroimaging; neuropsychological assessment; molecular neuroscience

Article.  3080 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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