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Broad-Minded: Sociality and the Cognitive Science of Morality  

John M. Doris and Shaun Nichols

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Jan 2012
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May 2012
The article gives an overview on the concept of individualism in cognitive science. Individualism maintains that optimal human reasoning is substantially asocial, and therefore implies that ... More

The Case for Animal Emotions: Modeling Neuropsychiatric Disorders  

Kenneth Sufka, Morgan Weldon, and Colin Allen

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Jul 2009
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on the modeling of neuropsychiatric disorders in the case of animal emotions. It examines critically the evidence that philosophers have used to justify the claim that ... More

Culture and Cognition  

Daniel M. T. Fessler and Edouard Machery

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Jan 2012
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May 2012
The article provides an overview on the approaches used to study the relation between culture and cognition. Psychological universals can be defined as those traits, processes, ... More

Free Will  

Derk Pereboom

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Jan 2013
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Apr 2013
This chapter analyses the problem of free will and moral responsibility, to which the history of philosophy records three standard reactions. Compatibilists maintain that it is possible for ... More

Love and Economics  

Patricia Marino

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Jul 2017
This chapter is a philosophical discussion of the relationship between love and economics. Because problems like the gender wage gap are analyzed through economic reasoning but also involve ... More

Neuroethics: Neuroscience and Society  

Eric Racine and Veljko Dubljević

This article reviews different points of interest in neuroethics. These are exemplified by the three broad areas of neuroscience research—neuroimaging, neuropharmacology, and ... More

Philosophy and Developmental Psychology: Outgrowing the Deficit Conception of Childhood  

Gareth B. Matthews

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article questions the contributions of developmental psychology to the philosophical understanding of the various cognitive dimensions of education. It discusses Jean Piaget's theory ... More

Political Philosophy in Freud: War, Destruction, and the Critical Faculty  

Judith Butler

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Feb 2019
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Nov 2018
Freud’s reflections on death and the death drive form a proper part of political philosophy. If the idea of a self-governing polis requires that citizens maintain a set of social bonds, ... More

Politics and Society: Introduction  

Michael Lacewing and Richard G.T. Gipps

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Feb 2019
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Nov 2018
This introduction provides an overview of the four chapters in this section, which explores the link between psychoanalysis and social and political theory. Each chapter examines or ... More

Psychoanalysis, Politics, and Society: What Remains Radical in Psychoanalysis?  

Stephen Frosh

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Feb 2019
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Nov 2018
This chapter is concerned with the contribution that psychoanalysis has made to progressive political thought. It argues that despite, alongside, or in tension with the more conservative, ... More

Thought in action  

Komarine Romdenh-Romluc

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Dec 2012
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Jan 2013
In a series of recent papers, Hubert Dreyfus offers an elegant elucidation and defence of Merleau-Ponty’s view of agency, bringing it to the attention of theorists working in a number of ... More

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