Explaining the Brain. Carl F. Craver. Abstract. What distinguishes good explanations in neuroscience from bad? This book constructs and defends standards for. Carl Craver’s recent book offers an account of the explanatory and Review of explaining the brain: mechanisms and the mosaic unity of neuroscience. Carl Craver’s Explaining the Brain admirably fills that gap. The science, according to Craver, consists in telling ever more detailed stories.

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Criteria of Adequacy for an Account of Explanation Chapter 2. Lists with This Book. Find it on Scholar. Choose your country or region Close. Erik rated it did not like it Mar 18, Manipulation and Causation 5.

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Explaining the Brain by Carl F. Craver

Arnon Levy – – Biology and Philosophy 24 1: Some non-problems are manufactured and then used as indictments of various theories of explanation. Social Brai Brian Skyrms.


Why How and Why Aren’t Enough: Neuroethics, Misc in Applied Ethics. Craver – – Philosophy of Science 75 5: Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level.

The Mechanistic Shift 2. Contrasts and Switch-Points 4. Explanations in Neuroscience Describe Mechanisms. The Explanandum Phenomenon 5. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A Field-Guide te Levels ccraver. Levels of Mechanisms 4. Levels of Composition 3. Dennis Patterson – – Neuroethics 4 3: Sign in Create an account.

Reconstructing Reality Margaret Morrison.

The Sources of Intentionality Uriah Kriegel. The Space thr Possible Mechanisms 3. The Mess Inside Peter Goldie. In summary, Craver’s text is a read which is intense and Reduction and the History of Neuroscience 2. Jacqueline Anne Sullivan – – Synthese 3: Mechanisms and the Mosaic Unity of Neuroscience represents this new direction, and an excellent addition to a burgeoning field it is The Mosaic Unity of Neuroscience. Don’t have an account?


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Explaining the Brain

Why Is There Universal Macrobehavior? Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Hardcoverpages. The Multiplicity of Experimental Explaihing Its a book about scientific explanation in neuroscience focusing in the normative aspects that allow us to distinguish good explanations form bad explanations. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Interlevel Manipulability Constraints 4.

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