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Author Botterill, George.

Title The philosophy of psychology / George Botterill and Peter Carruthers
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 297 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: some background -- Folk-psychological commitments -- Modularity and nativism -- Mind-reading -- Reasoning and irrationality -- Content for psychology -- Content naturalised -- Forms of representation -- Consciousness: the final frontier?
Summary This book presents an original and accessible analysis of the relationship between common-sense, or 'folk', psychology and contemporary scientific psychology, focussing on the ways in which cognitive science presents a challenge to our common-sense self image. It is designed as a textbook for upper-level undergraduate and beginning postgraduate students in philosophy and cognitive science. As a text that not only surveys but advances the debates on the topics discussed, it will also be of interest to researchers working in these areas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-289) and indexes
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Subject Psychology -- Philosophy.
Cognitive Science.
Psychological Theory.
Form Electronic book
Author Carruthers, Peter, 1952-
LC no. 98033301
ISBN 0511011644 (electronic bk.)
0511037988 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0511612427 (electronic bk.)
0521559154 (paperback)
9780511011641 (electronic bk.)
9780511037986 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511612428 (electronic bk.)
9780521559157 (paperback)