The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology

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The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology, Second Edition is an invaluable guide and major reference source to the major topics, problems, concepts and debates in philosophy of psychology and is the first companion of its kind. A team of renowned international contributors provide forty-nine chapters organised into six clear parts: * Historical background to Philosophy of Psychology * Psychological Explanation * Cognition and Representation * The biological basis of psychology * Perceptual Experience * Personhood. The Companion covers key topics such as the origins of experimental psychology; folk psychology; behaviorism and functionalism; philosophy, psychology and neuroscience; the language of thought, modularity, nativism and representational theories of mind; consciousness and the senses; dreams emotion and temporality; personal identity and the philosophy of psychopathology. For the second edition many of the current chapters have been updated, and seven new chapters added on important new topics such predictive processing, comparative cognition, learning, and group cognition, as well as a new introductory chapter by the editors on the demarcation between philosophy and psychology. Essential reading for all students of philosophy of mind, science and psychology, The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Psychology will also be of interest to anyone studying psychology and its related more

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  • Hardback | 700 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1138855413
  • 9781138855410

Table of contents

Introduction Paco Calvo, Sarah Robins and John Symons Part 1: Historical background to Philosophy of Psychology 1. The demarcation of philosophy of psychology Sarah Robins and John Symons 2. Rationalist roots of modern psychology Gary Hatfield 3. Empiricist roots of modern psychology Raymond Martin 4. Early experimental psychology Alan Kim 5. Behaviorism David Braddon-Mitchell 6. Cognitivism Alan Garnham Part 2: Psychological Explanation 7. What is psychological explanation William Bechtel and Cory D. Wright 8. Is folk psychology a theory Ian Ravenscroft 9. Computational Functionalism Thomas Polger 10. The interface between psychology and neuroscience Valerie Hardcastle 11. Connectionism Amanda J. Sharkey and Noel Sharkey 12. Embodied Cognition and the Extended Mind Fred Adams and Ken Aizawa 13. Conceptual problems in statistics, testing and experimentation David Danks and Frederick Eberhardt Part 3: Cognition and Representation 14. Problems of representation 1: nature and role Dan Ryder 15. Problems of representation II: naturalizing content Dan Ryder 16. The language of thought Susan Schneider 17. Modularity Verena Gottschling 18. Nativism Richard Samuels 19. Learning Alison Gopnik and Caren Walker 20. Memory Mark Rowlands 21. Interactivism Mark Bickhard 22. The propositional imagination Shaun Nichols 23. Predictive Processing Jakob Hohwy and Alex Kiefer 24. Comparative cognition and representation Kristin Andrews Part 4: The biological basis of psychology 25. Representation and the brain Arthur B. Markman 26. Levels of mechanisms: a field guide to the hierarchical structure of the world Carl F. Craver 27. Cellular and subcellular neuroscience John Bickle 28. 20th vs. 21st Century Neuroscience William Bechtel 29. Evolutionary models in psychology Michael Wheeler 30. The Philosophy of Plant Neurobiology Paco Calvo 31. Understanding embodied cognition through dynamical systems thinking Gregor Schoner and Hendrix Reimann Part 5: Perceptual Experience 32. The early history of the quale and its relation to the senses Brian L. Keeley 33. Consciousness Tim Bayne 34. Attention Christopher Mole 35. Introspection Jordi Fernandez 36. Dreaming John Sutton 37. Emotion Anthony P. Atkinson 38. Vision Valteri Arstila 39. Color Johnathan Cohen 40. Audition Casey O'Callaghan 41. The temporal content of perceptual experience Rick Grush Part 6: Personhood 42. Action and Mind Alfred R. Mele 43. Moral Judgment Jennifer Nado, Daniel Kelly, and Stephen Stich 44. Personal Identity Marya Schechtman 45. The name and nature of confabulation William Hirstein 46. Group Cognition Deborah Tollefsen and Kevin Ryan 47. Buddhist persons and Eudaimonia Own Flanagan 48. Freud and the unconscious Edward Erwin 49. Psychology of Epistemic Judgment Jennifer Nagel and Jessica Wright. Indexshow more