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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Contrasts and Switch-Points 4. The Mess Inside Peter Goldie. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Readers in neuroscience, psychology, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of explainning will find much to provoke and stimulate them in this book.

Explaining the Brain

Criteria of Adequacy for an Account of Explanation Chapter 2. Constitutive Relevance as Mutual Manipulability 9. No keywords specified fix it. Academic Skip to main content. Craver – – Synthese 3: The Mosaic Unity of Neuroscience. For instance, the “failure” of certain theories to account for negative causation is a problem Craver seeks to solve.


Rachel Williams rated it really liked it Feb 24, Lists with This Book. Craver constructs and defends standards for evaluating neuroscientific explanations that are grounded in a systematic view of what neuroscientific explanations are: Reconstructing Reality Margaret Morrison. Craver Washington University in St.

Our Faithfulness to the Past Sue Campbell. Explaining the Brain Carl F. Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Mosaic Interlevel Integration 5. Erik rated it did not like it Mar 18, Explanations in Neuroscience are Multilevel 4. Transmission and Causal Relevance 3.

Readers in neuroscience, psychology, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of science will find much to provoke and stimulate them in this book. Omission and Prevention 4.

Explaining the Brain – Paperback – Carl F. Craver – Oxford University Press

Neuroethics, Misc in Applied Ethics. A Field-Guide to Levels 1. Choose your country or region Close. Explanations in Neuroscience Describe Mechanisms. It defends a causal-mechanistic explanation and a corollary thesis: Jm rated it liked it Oct 04, Explaining the Brain is timely, well-written, and meticulously argued When Mechanistic Models Explain.


Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience: Classical, Early, and Medieval Plays and Playwrights: Levels of Aggregativity 3.

Causal Relevance among Realized Properties 6. Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hodgkin and Huxleys model of the action potential and LTP as a putative explanation for different kinds of memoryexplaininh well braon recent philosophical work on the nature of scientific explanation. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Craver acknowledges the problem but implores us to be practical when judging explanatory relevance, but never offers any theoretical way to demarcate legitimate from frivolous sources of causation. Open Preview See a Problem?

Explaining the Action Potential 4. The Sources of Intentionality Uriah Kriegel.

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