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Author Wilson, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann), 1964-

Title Neural geographies : feminism and the microstructure of cognition / Elizabeth A. Wilson
Published New York : Routledge, 1998


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Description viii, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Connectionism, Feminism, Deconstruction -- Ch. 1. The Natural Habits of Feminist Psychology. Institutionalization and its Risks. The Nature of Gender and the Politics of Biology. Conclusion -- Ch. 2. The Origins of Scientific Psychology. Demarcation and the Constitution of the Psychological Domain. Negotiating Empiricism and Theory. Ontological Reduction and the Play of Natural Origins. Conclusion -- Ch. 3. Morphologies of Mind. "Loving the Computer": Cognition, Embodiment, and the Influencing Machine. Location and Decapitation: The Mind-Brain-Body Problem. Conclusion -- Ch. 4. Projects for a Scientific Psychology: Freud, Derrida, and Connectionist Theories of Cognition. "Psychology for Neurologists": Freud and the Project for a Scientific Psychology. Neurology Breached: Derrida and Scientific Psychology. Connectionism: Neurology for Psychologists. Conclusion -- Ch. 5. Locating Cognition: Force, Topography, and the Psychical Trace. The Cognitive Trace and Location
Freudian Topography and the Transformation of the Cognitive Trace. The Saussurian Machine. Conclusion
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [209]-222) and index
Subject Cognition and culture.
Feminism -- Psychological aspects.
Feminist theory.
Women -- Psychology.
LC no. 97028344
ISBN 0415915996 (hardcover)
0415916003 (paperback)