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Methodological Problems of Neuroscience

Maxwell, N; (1985) Methodological Problems of Neuroscience. In: Rose, D and Dobson, VG, (eds.) Models of the Visual Cortex. (11 - 21). John Wiley: Chichester.

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Abstract

In this paper I argue that neuroscience has been harmed by the widespread adoption of seriously inadequate methodologies or philosophies of science - most notably inductivism and falsificationism

Type:Book chapter
Title:Methodological Problems of Neuroscience
Keywords:Neuroscience, philosophy of science, inductivism, falsificationism, evolution, consciousness
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Science and Technology Studies

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