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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Craver Washington University in St. Mazviita Chirimuuta – – Biology and Philosophy 28 4: As one of the first in-depth treatments of theory-construction in neuroscience, Craver’s book sets the bar high.

Explaining the Brain

Causation and Mechanical Connection 5. In developing this approach, he draws on a wide range of examples in the history of neuroscience e. Interlevel Experiments and Constitutive Relevance 8. The Mosaic Unity of Neuroscience. Hardcover explauning, pages.

Carl Craver’s book Explaining the Nrain The Spiritual Automaton Eugene Marshall. When does an explanation succeed and when does it fail? For instance, the “failure” of certain theories to account for negative causation is a problem Craver seeks to solve. This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level.

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Hodgkin and Huxleys model of the action potential and LTP as a putative explanation for different kinds of memoryas well as recent philosophical work on the nature of scientific explanation. Explaining the Brain is timely, explaoning, and meticulously argued Explaining the Brain is timely, well-written, and meticulously argued The Mechanistic Shift 2.

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Explaining the Brain by Carl F. Craver

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Causal Powers at Higher Levels of Mechanisms 5. The Sources of Intentionality Uriah Kriegel.

It will be difficult indeed to surpass this work in the near future. Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience:

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