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    Conceptual Issues in Psychology.Elizabeth R. Valentine - 1992 - Routledge.
    This comprehensive and up-to-date textbook gives a clear account of the different philosophical and theoretical approaches to psychology and discusses major philosophical questions such as free will and the relation between mind and body.
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    Spooks and Spoofs: Relations Between Psychical Research and Academic Psychology in Britain in the Inter-War Period.Elizabeth R. Valentine - 2012 - History of the Human Sciences 25 (2):67-90.
    This article describes the relations between academic psychology and psychical research in Britain during the inter-war period, in the context of the fluid boundaries between mainstream psychology and both psychical research and popular psychology. Specifically, the involvement with Harry Price of six senior academic psychologists: William McDougall, William Brown, J. C. Flugel, Cyril Burt, C. Alec Mace and Francis Aveling, is described. Personal, metaphysical and socio-historical factors in their collaboration are discussed. It is suggested that the main reason for their (...)
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    Spooks and Spoofs: Relations Between Psychical Research and Academic Psychology in Britain in the Inter-War Period.Elizabeth R. Valentine - 2012 - History of the Human Sciences 25 (2):67-90.
    This article describes the relations between academic psychology and psychical research in Britain during the inter-war period, in the context of the fluid boundaries between mainstream psychology and both psychical research and popular psychology. Specifically, the involvement with Harry Price of six senior academic psychologists: William McDougall, William Brown, J. C. Flugel, Cyril Burt, C. Alec Mace and Francis Aveling, is described. Personal, metaphysical and socio-historical factors in their collaboration are discussed. It is suggested that the main reason for their (...)
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    Teleological Explanations and Their Relation to Causal Explanation in Psychology.Elizabeth R. Valentine - 1988 - Philosophical Psychology 1 (1):61-68.
    The relation of teleological to causal explanations in psychology is examined. Nagel's claim that they are logically equivalent is rejected. Two arguments for their non-equivalence are considered: (i) the impossibility of specifying initial conditions in the case of teleological explanations and (ii) the claim that different kinds of logic are involved. The view that causal explanations provide only necessary conditions whereas teleological explanations provide sufficient conditions is rejected: causal explanations can provide sufficient conditions, typically being unable to provide necessary ones, (...)
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  5. Identifying the Mind: Selected Papers of U.T. Place.George Graham & Elizabeth R. Valentine (eds.) - 2004 - Oup Usa.
    This is the one and only book by the pioneer of the identity theory of mind. The collection focuses on Place's philosophy of mind and his contributions to neighbouring issues in metaphysics and epistemology. It includes an autobiographical essay as well as a recent paper on the function and neural location of consciousness.
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    History and Philosophy of Psychology.Elizabeth R. Valentine - 2012 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 26 (4):460-463.
  7. Philosophy and History of Psychology: Selected Works of Elizabeth Valentine.Elizabeth R. Valentine - 2014 - Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group.