Mental mechanisms: Philosophical perspectives on the sciences of cognition and the brain


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William Bechtel
University of California, San Diego
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1. The Naturalistic Turn in Philosophy of Science 2. The Framework of Mechanistic Explanation: Parts, Operations, and Organization 3. Representing and Reasoning About Mechanisms 4. Mental Mechanisms: Mechanisms that Process Information 5. Discovering Mental Mechanisms 6 . Summary
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