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Philosophy and Neuroscience A Ruthlessly Reductive Account (Studies in Brain and Mind) by J. Bickle

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Neuroscience,
  • Mind & Body,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Psychophysiology,
  • Neurosciences,
  • General,
  • Medical / Neuroscience,
  • Philosophy-Mind & Body,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Social Science-General,
  • Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysi,
  • Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics),
  • Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9444029M
ISBN 101402073941
ISBN 109781402073946

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