Philosophy and Neuroscience

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Abstract

The picture of philosophy we obtain from contemporary naturalism is that of a kind of “ancilla scientiarum”: philosophy adopts scientific methods and procedures, its nature is a posteriori as that of the sciences. In this essay I intend to examine whether these results necessarily derive from the recent development of neuroscience, or if there are other plausible ways of conceiving the relationship between philosophy and neuroscience.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Ways Things Are. Studies in Ontology
Pages203-219
Number of pages17
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NamePhilosophical Analysis

Keywords

  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of psychology

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