New: Journal of NeuroPhilosophy
A new interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary journal, the Journal of Neurophilosophy, published its first issue this past summer. (more…)
Understanding the Brain
“Maybe human brains aren’t equipped to understand themselves.” (more…)
New Journal: Philosophy and the Mind Sciences
A new academic journal, Philosophy and the Mind Sciences (PhiMiSci) will focus on “the interface between philosophy of mind, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience.” (more…)
What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Do for Philosophy
Adina Roskies, professor of philosophy at Dartmouth College, discusses neuroscience and philosophy in a recent interview with Richard Marshall at 3AM:Magazine. (more…)
Which Sciences Can Help Answer Philosophical Questions?
Can science help us answer philosophical questions? Hanoch Ben-Yami, professor of philosophy at Central European University (CEU), in an interview at 3:AM Magazine, suggests that the question is too broad. The answers are different for different scientific inquiries. (more…)
“Not Really A Philosopher”
Chris Eliasmith holds a Canada Research Chair in theoretical neuroscience at the University of Waterloo. He has a joint appointment in philosophy and systems design engineering. He also holds an appointment in computer science there. Over at the Ideas Can blog he discusses the challenges of interdisciplinary work. He says:
Not really a philosopher. And not really..