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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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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
ISBN: 0471906972
ISBN-13: 9780471906971
Language: English
Keywords: Neuroscience, philosophy of science, inductivism, falsificationism, evolution, consciousness
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1345060
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