Human nature and neurosciences: a methodical cultural criticism of naturalism in the neurosciences

Poiesis and Praxis: International Journal of Technology Assessment and Ethics of Science 2 (1):29-40 (2003)
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Abstract

In its predominant form, the understanding of the neurosciences, which stand in high public esteem, is a naturalistic one. The critique of this naturalism concerns the technical modelling of brain functions as a syntactic or control loop machine. Adequate solutions to the mind-body problem are not found in this way.

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