By Valerie Gray Hardcastle
A good deal of curiosity and pleasure encompass the interface among the philosophy of biology and the philosophy of psychology, but the realm is neither good outlined nor good represented in mainstream philosophical courses. This booklet is likely to be the 1st to open a discussion among the 2 disciplines. Its objective is to increase the normal material of the philosophy of biology whereas informing the philosophy of psychology of proper organic constraints and insights.The booklet is prepared round six subject matters: services and teleology, evolutionary psychology, innateness, philosophy of brain, philosophy of technological know-how, and parallels among philosophy of biology and philosophy of brain. all through, one unearths overlapping parts of research, higher philosophical implications, or even better conceptual ties. Woven via those connections are shared issues in regards to the prestige of semantics, clinical legislation, evolution and edition, and cognition in general.
Contributors: André Ariew, Mark A. Bedau, David J. Buller, Paul Sheldon Davies, Stephen M. Downes, Charbel Niño El-Hani, Owen Flanagan, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Todd Grantham, Valerie grey Hardcastle, Gary Hatfield, Daniel W. McShea, Karen Neander, Shaun Nichols, Antonio Marcos Pereira, Tom Polger, Lawrence A. Shapiro, Kim Sterelny, Robert A. Wilson, William C. Wimsatt.