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Minds and Gods: The Cognitive Foundations of Religion

Todd Tremlin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195305340
eISBN:
9780199784721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305345.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides an introduction to the cognitive science of religion, a new discipline of study that explains the origins and persistence of religious ideas and behavior on the basis of evolved ... More


Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics

Francis Jeffry Pelletier (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382891
eISBN:
9780199870493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382891.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

We might hear that marshmallows are sweet. Here, we are talking about the kind marshmallow and assert that individual instances of this kind have the property of being sweet. Strangely, we are ... More


Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Sergio Della Sala and Mike Anderson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

In the past ten years, there has been growing interest in applying our knowledge of the human brain to the field of education, including reading, learning, language, and mathematics. This has ... More


Introduction

David Hodgson

in The Mind Matters: Consciousness and Choice in a Quantum World

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240686
eISBN:
9780191680236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240686.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Part I of this book summarizes some views basic to the general approach. It elaborates on mental events, the distinctions between them and physical events; and trace possible views on the ... More


Neural Prosthetics: Neuroscientific and Philosophical Aspects of Changing the Brain

Walter Glannon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198813910
eISBN:
9780191851766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813910.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

Neural prosthetics (neuroprostheses, neural prostheses) are devices or systems that influence the input and output of information in the brain. They modulate, bypass, supplement, or replace regions ... More


Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Walter Glannon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734092
eISBN:
9780199894475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a discussion of the most timely and contentious issues in the two branches of neuroethics: the neuroscience of ethics; and the ethics of neuroscience. Drawing upon recent work in ... More


Introduction

Walter Glannon

in Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734092
eISBN:
9780199894475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This introduction outlines the differences between the neuroscience of ethics and the ethics of neuroscience and describes how the 8 chapters in the book address theoretical and practical issues. It ... More


The origins and evolution of writing

AndrÉ Roch Lecours

in Origins of the Human Brain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523901
eISBN:
9780191689048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523901.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The invention of writing was obviously subserved by an already powerful brain-mind complex, thus, when writing was invented, the human body had long been capable of storing within itself the ... More


Mental and Neural Causation in Brain–Computer and Brain-to-Brain Interfaces

Walter Glannon

in Neural Prosthetics: Neuroscientific and Philosophical Aspects of Changing the Brain

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198813910
eISBN:
9780191851766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813910.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

This chapter discusses how there is both mental and neural causation in brain–computer interface (BCI)-mediated movement and communication. The claim that BCI users can activate and transmit brain ... More


The Human Brain: A Guided Tour

István Czachesz

in Cognitive Science and the New Testament: A New Approach to Early Christian Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779865
eISBN:
9780191825880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779865.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter invites to a guided tour of the human brain. Although such an introduction might seem a tedious exercise, contemporary cognitive science as well as cognitive theorizing about religion ... More


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