Philosophers have always been concerned with the mind and the so-called mind/body problem. What is the relationship between the mind and the body? How does the mind act on the brain? What is consciousness? Representation? Emotion? Recently, the Georgia State University Department of Philosophy and the Neuroscience Institute have been working together to answer these questions.
Interested in learning more? The following recent arrivals to the library’s book collection are a good place to start.
Bickle, John, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.
Call Number: QP356 .O94 2009
Boleyn-Fitzgerald, Miriam. Pictures of the Mind: What the New Neuroscience Tells Us About Who We Are. Upper Saddle River: FT Press, 2010.
Call Number: RC341 .B65 2010
Leidlmair, Kark, ed. After Cognitivism: A Reassessment of Cognitive Science and Philosophy. New York: Springer, 2009.
Call Number: BF311 .A33 2009
Strawson, Galen. Mental Reality. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010.
Call Number: B808.9 .S73 2010
Weber, Michel and Anderson Weekes, eds. Process Approaches to Consciousness in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2010.
Call Number: B808.9 .P77 2010