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This essential book provides a comprehensive explanation of the key topics and debates arising in the philosophy of psychology. In editors William O'Donohue and Richard Kitchener's thoughtful examination, philosophy and psychology converge on several themes of great importance such as the foundations of knowledge, the nature of science, rationality, behaviorism, cognitive science, folk psychology, neuropsychology, psychoanalysis, professionalism, and research ethics. The Philosophy of Psychology also provides an in-depth discussion of ethics in counseling and psychiatry while exploring the diverse topics listed above. The internationally renowned group of contributors to this volume both stimulating and informative. The Philosophy of Psychology will be invaluable for students and academics in theories and systems in psychology, cognitive psychology, cognitive science, philosophy of the social sciences, philosophy of the mind, ...

Chapter 14: Toward a Naturalized Cognitive Science: A Framework for Cooperation between Philosophy and the Natural Sciences of Intelligent Systems1

Toward a Naturalized Cognitive Science: A Framework for Cooperation between Philosophy and the Natural Sciences of Intelligent Systems1
Toward a naturalized cognitive science: A framework for cooperation between philosophy and the natural sciences of intelligent systems1
C.A.Hooker

We know, however, that the mind is capable of understanding these matters in all their complexity and in all their simplicity. A ball flying through the air is responding to the force and direction with which it was thrown, the action of gravity, the friction of the air which it must expend its energy on overcoming, the turbulence of the air around its surface, and the rate and direction of the ball's spin.

And yet, someone who might have difficulty working out what 3 × 4 × 5 comes to would ...

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