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  1. Mental Mechanisms

    Philosophical Perspectives on Cognitive Neuroscience

    By William Bechtel

    A variety of scientific disciplines have set as their task explaining mental activities, recognizing that in some way these activities depend upon our brain. But, until recently, the opportunities to conduct experiments directly on our brains were limited. As a result, research efforts were split...

    Published October 29th 2007 by Psychology Press

  2. How To Do Things With Logic

    By C. Grant Luckhardt, William Bechtel, Grant Luckhardt

    In the past 15 years a host of critical thinking books have appeared that teach students to find flaws in the arguments of others by learning to detect a number of informal fallacies. This book is not in that tradition. The authors of this book believe that while students learn to become vicious...

    Published March 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  3. How To Do Things With Logic Workbook

    Workbook with Exercises

    By C. Grant Luckhardt, William Bechtel, Grant Luckhardt

    In the past 15 years a host of critical thinking books have appeared that teach students to find flaws in the arguments of others by learning to detect a number of informal fallacies. This book is not in that tradition. The authors of this book believe that while students learn to become vicious...

    Published March 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  4. Philosophy of Mind

    An Overview for Cognitive Science

    By William Bechtel

    Series: Tutorial Essays in Cognitive Science Series

    Specifically designed to make the philosophy of mind intelligible to those not trained in philosophy, this book provides a concise overview for students and researchers in the cognitive sciences. Emphasizing the relevance of philosophical work to investigations in other cognitive sciences, this...

    Published May 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

  5. Philosophy of Science

    An Overview for Cognitive Science

    By William Bechtel

    Series: Tutorial Essays in Cognitive Science Series

    This text focuses on two major issues: the nature of scientific inquiry and the relations between scientific disciplines. Designed to introduce the basic issues and concepts in the philosophy of science, Bechtel writes for an audience with little or no philosophical background. The first part of...

    Published April 1st 1988 by Psychology Press

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