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  1. Rodney M. J. Cotterill (ed.) (1989). Models of Brain Function. Cambridge University Press.
  2. Masao Itō, Y. Miyashita & Edmund T. Rolls (eds.) (1997). Cognition, Computation, and Consciousness. Oxford University Press.
    Understanding consciousness is a truly multidisciplinary project, attracting intense interest from researchers and theorists from diverse backgrounds. Thus, we now have computational scientists, neuroscientists, and philosophers all engaged in the same effort. This book draws together the work of leading researchers around the world, providing insights from these three general perspectives. The work is highlighted by a rare look at work being conducted by Japanese researchers.
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  3. Kathleen V. Wilkes (1973). Physicalism. Routledge and Kegan Paul.
    The primary aim of this study is to dissolve the mind-body problem. It shows how the ‘problem’ separates into two distinct sets of issues, concerning ontology on the one hand, and explanation on the other, and argues that explanation – whether or not human behaviour can be explained in physical terms – is the more crucial. The author contends that a functionalist methodology in psychology and neurophysiology will prove adequate to explain human behaviour. Defence of this thesis requires: an examination (...)
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  4. Norman Malcolm (1972). Problems of Mind: Descartes to Wittgenstein. London,Allen and Unwin.
  5. M. Ito, Y. Miyashita & Edmund T. Rolls (eds.) (1997). Cognition, Computation, and Consciousness. Oxford University Press.
  6. Mario Bunge & Ruben Ardila (1987). Philosophy Of Psychology. Springer.
  7. Bruce Kuklick (2001). A History of Philosophy in America, 1720-2000. Clarendon Press.
    Ranging from Joseph Bellamy to Hilary Putnam, and from early New England Divinity Schools to contemporary university philosophy departments, historian Bruce Kuklick recounts the story of the growth of philosophical thinking in the United States. Readers will explore the thought of early American philosphers such as Jonathan Edwards and John Witherspoon and will see how the political ideas of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson influenced philosophy in colonial America. Kuklick discusses The Transcendental Club (members Henry David Thoreau, Ralph (...)
  8. Peter Carruthers & Peter K. Smith (eds.) (1996). Theories of Theories of Mind. Cambridge University Press.
    Theories of Theories of Mind brings together contributions by a distinguished international team of philosophers, psychologists, and primatologists, who between them address such questions as: what is it to understand the thoughts, feelings, and intentions of other people? How does such an understanding develop in the normal child? Why, unusually, does it fail to develop? And is any such mentalistic understanding shared by members of other species? The volume's four parts together offer a state of the art survey of the (...)
  9. Owen J. Flanagan (1996). Self Expressions: Mind, Morals, and the Meaning of Life. Oxford University Press.
    Human beings have the unique ability to consciously reflect on the nature of the self. But reflection has its costs. We can ask what the self is, but as David Hume pointed out, the self, once reflected upon, may be nowhere to be found. The favored view is that we are material beings living in the material world. But if so, a host of destabilizing questions surface. If persons are just a sophisticated sort of animal, then what sense is there (...)
  10. Robert A. Wilson & Frank C. Keil (eds.) (1999). MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences. MIT Press.
  11. A. G. Cohn & J. R. Thomas (eds.) (1986). Artificial Intelligence and Its Applications. John Wiley and Sons.
  12. Thomas Stephen Szasz (1974). The Myth of Mental Illness: Foundations of a Theory of Personal Conduct. New York,Harper & Row.
  13. Richard D. Wright (ed.) (1998). Visual Attention. Oxford University Press.
    This book contains a rich, interdisciplinary collection of articles by some of the pioneers of contemporary research on attention.
  14. Austen Clark (1980). Psychological Models and Neural Mechanisms: An Examination of Reductionism in Psychology. Oxford University Press.
  15. A. Russon, Kim A. Bard & S. Parkers (eds.) (1996). Reaching Into Thought: The Minds of the Great Apes. Cambridge University Press.
    In this book, field and laboratory researchers show that the Great Apes are capable of thinking at symbolic levels, traditionally considered uniquely human.
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  16. S. Lewandowsky, J. M. Dunn & K. Kirsner (eds.) (1989). Implicit Memory: Theoretical Issues. Lawrence Erlbaum.
    The first to focus exclusively on implicit memory research, this book documents the proceedings of a meeting held in Perth, Australia where leading researchers ...
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  17. K. A. Mohyeldin Said (ed.) (1990). Modelling the Mind. Oxford University Press.
    This collection by a distinguished group of philosophers, psychologists, and physiologists reflects an interdisciplinary approach to the central question of cognitive science: how do we model the mind? Among the topics explored are the relationships (theoretical, reductive, and explanatory) between philosophy, psychology, computer science, and physiology; what should be asked of models in science generally, and in cognitive science in particular; whether theoretical models must make essential reference to objects in the environment; whether there are human competences that are resistant, (...)
  18. Jerome L. Singer, Jefferson A. Singer & Peter Salovey (eds.) (1999). At Play in the Fields of Consciousness: Essays in Honor of Jerome L. Singer. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
    This collection of articles pays homage to the creativity and scientific rigor Jerome Singer has brought to the study of consciousness and play. It will interest personality, social, clinical and developmental psychologists alike.
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  19. Marcel Kinsbourne & W. Smith (eds.) (1974). Hemispheric Disconnection and Cerebral Function. Charles C.
  20. Peter Millican & A. Clark (eds.) (1999). Connectionism, Concepts and Folk Psychology. Oxford University Press.
    This is the second of two volumes of essays in commemoration of Alan Turing.
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  21. Kurt Pawlik & Mark R. Rosenzweig (eds.) (2000). International Handbook of Psychology. Sage Publications Ltd.
  22. Henry L. I. Roediger & Fergus I. M. Craik (eds.) (1989). Varieties of Memory and Consciousness: Essays in Honor of Endel Tulving. Lawrence Erlbaum.
    cognitive, neuropsychological, and neurophysiological studies of both memory and consciousness. Before proceeding further, some discussion of terminology is necessary. It comes as no surprise to state that "consciousness" is one of the ...
  23. George A. Miller & Gilbert Harman (eds.) (1993). Conceptions of the Human Mind: Essays in Honor of George A. Miller. L. Erlbaum Associates.
    This volume is a direct result of a conference held at Princeton University to honor George A. Miller, an extraordinary psychologist. A distinguished panel of speakers from various disciplines -- psychology, philosophy, neuroscience and artificial intelligence -- were challenged to respond to Dr. Miller's query: "What has happened to cognition? In other words, what has the past 30 years contributed to our understanding of the mind? Do we really know anything that wasn't already clear to William James?" Each participant tried (...)
  24. James H. Fetzer (1990). Artificial Intelligence: Its Scope and Limits. Kluwer.
    1. WHAT IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE? One of the fascinating aspects of the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is that the precise nature of its subject ..
  25. Maxim I. Stamenov (ed.) (1997). Language Structure, Discourse, and the Access to Consciousness. John Benjamins.
    Introduction Linguistic literature on the problem of language and consciousness is, by all means, not a voluminous one. One can scarcely find an article or ...
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  26. G. B. Young, A. H. Ropper & C. F. Bolton (1998). Coma and Impaired Consciousness: A Clinical Perspective. McGraw-Hill.
    All-encompassing text examines every aspect of coma from neurochemistry, monitoring, and treatments to prognostic factors.
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  27. Caroline Jones (ed.) (2000). Questions of Ethics in Counselling and Therapy. Open University Press.
  28. L. Andrew Coward (2005). A System Architecture Approach to the Brain: From Neurons to Consciousness. Nova Biomedical Books.
    This book is the integrated presentation of a large body of work on understanding the operation of biological brains as systems.
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  29. David Hodgson (1991). The Mind Matters: Consciousness and Choice in a Quantum World. Oxford Unversity Press.
    In this book, Hodgson presents a clear and compelling case against today's orthodox mechanistic view of the brain-mind, and in favor of the view that "the mind matters." In the course of the argument he ranges over such topics as consciousness, informal reasoning, computers, evolution, and quantum indeterminancy and non-locality. Although written from a philosophical viewpoint, the book has important implications for the sciences concerned with the brain-mind problem. At the same time, it is largely non-technical, and thus accessible to (...)
  30. David E. Over (ed.) (2003). Evolution and the Psychology of Thinking: The Debate. Psychology Press.
    In this collection, leading experts evaluate the status of this controversial field, providing a critical analysis of its main hypotheses These hypotheses have ...
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  31. Martin Kusch (1999). Psychological Knowledge: A Social History and Philosophy. Routledge.
    Psychologists and philosophers have assumed that psychological knowledge is knowledge about, and held by, the individual mind. _Psychological Knowledge_ challenges these views. It argues that bodies of psychological knowledge are social institutions like money or the monarchy, and that mental states are social artefacts like coins or crowns. Martin Kusch takes on arguments of alternative proposals, shows what is wrong with them, and demonstrates how his own social-philosophical approach constitutes an advance. We see that exists a substantial natural amount of (...)
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  32. Mary Henle (1986). 1879 and All That: Essays in the Theory and History of Psychology. Columbia University Press.
  33. Michael I. Posner (ed.) (1989). Foundations of Cognitive Science. MIT Press.
    All of the chapters have been written especially for the book by the leading scholars in the field.Michael I. Posner is Professor of Psychology at the ...
  34. Mark L. Howe (ed.) (2000). The Fate of Early Memories: Developmental Science and the Retention of Childhood Experiences. American Psychological Association.
  35. Zenon W. Pylyshyn (ed.) (1986). Meaning And Cognitive Structure: Issues In The Computational Theory Of Mind. Norwood: Ablex.
  36. E. B. Goldstein (ed.) (2001). Blackwell Handbook of Perception. Blackwell.
    "The Blackwell Handbook of Perception" is ideal for upper level students looking for succinct overviews and for researchers wanting to know more about current ...
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  37. Dianne C. Berry (ed.) (1997). How Implicit is Implicit Learning? Oxford University Press.
    Implicit learning is said to occur when a person learns about a complex stimulus without necessarily intending to do so, and in such a way that the resulting knowledge is difficult to express. Over the last 30 years, a number of studies have claimed to show evidence of implicit learning. In more recent years, however, considerable debate has arisen over the extent to which cognitive tasks can in fact be learned implicitly. Much of the debate has centred on the questions (...)
  38. Thomas Hadjistavropoulos & Kenneth D. Craig (eds.) (2004). Pain: Psychological Perspectives.
  39. A. Gorea (ed.) (1991). Representations of Vision. Cambridge University Press.
    First published in 1991, this stimulating volume on vision extends well beyond the traditional areas of vision research and places the subject in a much broader ...
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  40. James DiCenso (1998). The Other Freud: Religion, Culture, and Psychoanalysis. Routledge.
    The Other Freud undertakes an exciting and original analysis of Freud's major writings on religion and culture. James DiCenso suggests that Freud's texts on religion are unjustifiably ignored or taken for granted, and he shows that Freud's commentary on religion are rich, multifaceted texts, and deserve far more attention. Using concepts derived primarily from Jacques Lacan and Julia Kristeva, DiCenso draws an unparalleled critical portrait of the "other Freud". This book is rich with new ideas and fresh interpretations.
  41. Neville Symington (2004). The Blind Man Sees: Freud's Awakening and Other Essays. Karnac.
    The papers in this book have been written over a period of fifteen years and tackle various subjects within psychoanalysis.
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  42. Julius Sim (1997). Ethical Decision-Making in Therapy Practice. Butterworth-Heinemann.
    The text is extensively referenced, but practical in its approach, giving real life examples and cases based on therapeutic practice.
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  43. Peter A. White (1993). Psychological Metaphysics. Routledge.
    Psychological Metaphysics is an exploration of the most basic and important assumptions in the psychological construction of reality, with the aim of showing what they are, how they originate, and what they are there for. Peter White proposes that people basically understand causation in terms of stable, special powers of things operating to produce effects under suitable conditions. This underpins an analysis of people's understanding of causal processes in the physical world, and of human action. In making a radical break (...)
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  44. Leslie Burkholder (ed.) (1992). Philosophy and the Computer. Westview Press.
  45. Derek Partridge & Y. Wilks (eds.) (1990). The Foundations of Artificial Intelligence: A Sourcebook. Cambridge University Press.
    This outstanding collection is designed to address the fundamental issues and principles underlying the task of Artificial Intelligence.
  46. Maria A. Ron & Trevor W. Robbins (eds.) (2003). Disorders of Brain and Mind 2. Cambridge University Press.
    This authoritative new book details the most recent advances in clinical neuroscience, from neurogenetics to the study of consciousness.
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  47. Joseph Margolis (ed.) (1986). Psychology, Designing the Discipline. Basil Blackwell.
  48. Lyn Cowan (2002). Tracking the White Rabbit: A Subversive View of Modern Culture. Brunner-Routledge.
    Like Alice following the white rabbit into a topsy-turvy world where the laws of logic don't apply, subversive thinking unearths the mysteries behind the mundane. Tracking the White Rabbit is a fascinating, original work that invites us to use depth psychology to challenge our deepest assumptions about world politics, theology, social norms, everyday speech, and usual ideas of sex and emotion. Raised in an environment of McCarthyism and rock-and-roll, Jungian analyst Lyn Cowan shows readers-through provocative essays on memory and homosexuality, (...)
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  49. Neil Badmington (ed.) (2000). Posthumanism. Palgrave.
    What is posthumanism and why does it matter? This book offers an introduction to the ways in which humanism's belief in the natural supremacy of the Family of Man has been called into question at different moments and from different theoretical positions. What is the relationship between posthumanism and technology? Can posthumanism have a politics—postcolonial or feminist? Are postmodernism and poststructuralism posthumanist? What happens when critical theory meets Hollywood cinema? What links posthumanism to science fiction. Posthumanism addresses these and other (...)
  50. John C. Eccles (1990). Evolution of the Brain: Creation of the Self. New York: Routledge.
    Sir John Eccles, a distinguished scientist and Nobel Prize winner who has devoted his scientific life to the study of the mammalian brain, tells the story of...
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