Methodological problems of neuroscience

In David Rose & Vernon Dobson (eds.), Models of the Visual Cortex. New York: Wiley (1985)

Nicholas Maxwell
University College London
In this paper I argue that neuroscience has been harmed by the widespread adoption of seriously inadequate methodologies or philosophies of science - most notably inductivism and falsificationism. I argue that neuroscience, in seeking to understand the human brain and mind, needs to follow in the footsteps of evolution.
Keywords Artificial Intelligence  Brain  Consciousness  Evolution  Methodology  Neuroscience  Psychology  Science
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