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Minding the Brain

A Guide to Philosophy and Neuroscience

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Neuroscience has raised many questions for philosophy and its traditional focus on the mind, but what does the emerging field of neurophilosophy teach us about the relationship between mind and brain? How have the new...

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Neuroscience has raised many questions for philosophy and its traditional focus on the mind, but what does the emerging field of neurophilosophy teach us about the relationship between mind and brain? How have the new debates transformed our understanding of consciousness, the self and free will?Georg Northoff is a world-leading expert in this exciting area, and in Minding the Brain he provides a comprehensive introduction to non-reductive neurophilosophy, charting the developments of the discipline and applying its ideas to the debates that have captivated philosophers for centuries.Minding the Brain:• employs extensive pedagogy to help the reader get to grips with complex concepts• takes a transdisciplinary approach unifying science, psychology and philosophyUnearthing new ways to tackle age-old debates, Minding the Brain is a stimulating text foranyone interested in philosophy, psychology, the cognitive sciences and neuroscience.

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Written by a wellrespected academic and experienced author
Unique transdisciplinary approach with a broad appeal to students of both psychology and philosophy
Extensive pedagogy, including dialogues, critical summaries, reflective questions and more, to encourage critical thinking

Introduction
PART I: MIND AND BRAIN FROM PHILOSOPHY THROUGH NEUROSCIENCE TO NEUROPHILOSOPHY 1. Philosophy and the Mind Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology
2. Philosophy and Science Naturalism
3. Mind, Brain and Science Psychology and Neuroscience
4. Brain and Philosophy Neurophilosophy
PART II: MIND-BRAIN PROBLEM FROM PHILOSOPHY OF MIND TO PHILOSOPHY OF BRAIN 5. Mental Approaches to the Mind-brain Problem
6. Physical and Functional Approaches to the Mind-brain Problem
7. Non-mental and Non-physical Approaches to the Mind-brain Problem
8. Brain-based Approaches to the Mind-brain Problem
PART III: PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE FROM EXPLANATION OF MIND TO EXPLANATION OF BRAIN 9. Philosophy of Psychology Personal Versus Subpersonal Levels of Explanation
10. Philosophy of Psychology Mind and Meaning
11. Philosophy of Neuroscience Explanations, Concepts, and Observer in Neuroscience
12. Philosophy of Brain Characterization of the Brain
PART IV: NEUROPHILOSOPHY OF CONSCIOUSNESS FROM MIND TO CONSCIOUSNESS 13. Arguments against the Reduction of Consciousness to the Brain
14. Neural Correlates of Consciousness (NCC)
15. Neural Predispositions of Consciousness (NPC)
16. Conceptual, Phenomenal, and Methodological Issues in the Investigation of Consciousness
PART V: NEUROPHILOSOPHY OF SELF FROM CONSCIOUSNESS TO SELF 17. Brain and Self
18. Brain and Self-consciousness
19. Abnormalities of Self and Brain in Psychiatric Disorders
20. Brain and Intersubjectivity
Epilogue: Is the Brain a Door Opener?.
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Georg Northoff is Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Philosophy at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Canada. His neuroscientific research focuses on self and consciousness using brain imaging, and he is also one of the leading forces behind the development of neurophilosophy and its application in psychiatry and philosophy. Recent major works include a two volume book on theory of brain function including coding (Volume I) and consciousness (Volume II).

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Georg Northoff is Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience, Psychiatry and Philosophy at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Canada. His neuroscientific research focuses on self and consciousness using brain imaging, and he is also one of the leading forces behind the development of neurophilosophy and its application in psychiatry and philosophy. Recent major works include a two volume book on theory of brain function including coding (Volume I) and consciousness (Volume II).

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