Psychology: Philosophy of Mind

  • Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep book cover

    Understanding Sleep

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep

    By Eric L. Hsu

    In Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep, Eric L. Hsu provides a clear and critical analysis of the new sociological study of sleep. Once a much-neglected topic for social researchers, sleep has increasingly become an important issue within the discipline of sociology since…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to Present book cover

    Writing the Mind

    Representing Consciousness from Proust to Present

    By Simon Kemp

    "My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop. I exist because I think… and I can’t stop myself from thinking." – Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to Darrieussecq explores the works of seven ground-breaking thinkers and novelists of recent history to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Biodata (Routledge Revivals): Biographical Indicators of Business Performance book cover

    Biodata (Routledge Revivals)

    Biographical Indicators of Business Performance

    By Barrie Gunter, Adrian Furnham, Russell Drakeley

    First published in 1993. This book is intended for managers and occupational psychologists involved in the selection and assessment of the workforce. It details the history and development of the use of biographical data for both recruitment and promotion of employees. Grounded in relevant research…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Representations in Mind and World: Essays Inspired by Barbara Tversky book cover

    Representations in Mind and World

    Essays Inspired by Barbara Tversky

    Edited by Jeffrey M. Zacks, Holly A. Taylor

    This volume pulls together interdisciplinary research on cognitive representations in the mind and in the world. The chapters—from cutting-edge researchers in psychology, philosophy, computer science, and the arts—explore how structured representations determine cognition in memory, spatial…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20 
    Psychology Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds

    Edited by Kristin Andrews, Jacob Beck

    While philosophers have been interested in animals since ancient times, in the last few decades the subject of animal minds has emerged as a major topic in philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems, and debates in…

    Hardback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Persons and their Minds: Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind book cover

    Persons and their Minds

    Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Today’s approaches to the study of the human mind are divided into seemingly opposed camps. On one side we find the neurosciences, with their more or less reductionist research programs, and on the other side we find the cultural and discursive approaches, with their frequent neglect of the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Memory

    Edited by Sven Bernecker, Kourken Michaelian

    Memory occupies a fundamental place in philosophy, playing a central role not only in the history of philosophy but also in philosophy of mind, epistemology, and ethics. Yet the philosophy of memory has only recently emerged as an area of study and research in its own right. The Routledge Handbook…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense book cover

    Plant Minds

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Chauncey Maher

    The idea that plants have minds can sound improbable, but some widely respected contemporary scientists and philosophers find it plausible. It turns out to be rather tricky to vindicate the presumption that plants do not have minds, for doing so requires getting clear about what plants can do and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Neural Basis of Human Belief Systems book cover

    The Neural Basis of Human Belief Systems

    Edited by Frank Krueger, Jordan Grafman

    Is the everyday understanding of belief susceptible to scientific investigation? Belief is one of the most commonly used, yet unexplained terms in neuroscience. Beliefs can be seen as forms of mental representations and one of the building blocks of our conscious thoughts. This book provides an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Psychology Press
    Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

  • Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will book cover

    Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will

    Edited by Maureen Sie, Derk Pereboom

    Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will addresses the issue of whether we can make sense of the widespread conviction that we are morally responsible beings. It focuses on the claim that we deserve to be blamed and punished for our immoral actions, and how this claim can be justified given…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Visual Art: A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures book cover

    Interpreting Visual Art

    A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures

    By Catherine Weir, Evans Mandes

    Interpreting Visual Art explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie one's interpretation of art. After the brain encodes visual information, this encoding is then processed by perceptual mechanisms to identify objects and depth in pictures. The brain incorporates many factors…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Clinician, the Brain, and 'I': Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice book cover

    The Clinician, the Brain, and 'I'

    Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice

    By Tony Schneider

    The clinician needs to make sense of many client experiences in the course of daily practice: do these experiences reflect the simple product of complex neurochemical activity, or do they represent another dynamic involving the subjective self? When research findings from the neurosciences are…

    Paperback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

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