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  1. A Neuron Doctrine in the Philosophy of Neuroscience.Ian Gold & Daniel Stoljar - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):809-830.
    It is widely held that a successful theory of the mind will be neuroscientific. In this paper we ask, first, what this claim means, and, secondly, whether it is true. In answer to the first question, we argue that the claim is ambiguous between two views--one plausible but unsubstantive, and one substantive but highly controversial. In answer to the second question, we argue that neither the evidence from neuroscience itself nor from other scientific and philosophical considerations supports the controversial view.
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    Rationality and Schizophrenic Delusion.Ian Gold & Jakob Hohwy - 2000 - Mind and Language 15 (1):146-167.
    The theory of rationality has traditionally been concerned with the investigation of the norms of rational thought and behaviour, and with the reasoning procedures that satisfy them. As a consequence, the investigation of irrationality has largely been restricted to the behaviour or thought that violates these norms. There are, however, other forms of irrationality. Here we propose that the delusions that occur in schizophrenia constitute a paradigm of irrationality. We examine a leading theory of schizophrenic delusion and propose that some (...)
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  3. Damned If You Do; Damned If You Don't: The Impasse in Cognitive Accounts of the Capgras Delusion.Cordelia Fine, Jillian Craigie & Ian Gold - 2005 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 12 (2):143-151.
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    Hopping, Skipping or Jumping to Conclusions? Clarifying the Role of the JTC Bias in Delusions.Cordelia Fine, Mark Gardner, Jillian Craigie & Ian Gold - 2007 - Cogn Neuropsychiatry 12 (1):46-77.
    Introduction. There is substantial evidence that patients with delusions exhibit a reasoning bias—known as the “jumping to conclusions” bias—which leads them to accept hypotheses as correct on the basis of less evidence than controls. We address three questions concerning the JTC bias that require clarification. Firstly, what is the best measure of the JTC bias? Second, is the JTC bias correlated specifically with delusions, or only with the symptomatology of schizophrenia? And third, is the bias enhanced by emotionally salient material? (...)
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  5. Philosophy of Neuroscience.Ian Gold - 2003 - In L. Nadel (ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nature Publishing Group.
     
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    Dispositions and the Central Problem of Color.Ian Gold - 1999 - Philosophical Studies 93 (1):21-44.
  7. Does 40-Hz Oscillation Play a Role in Visual Consciousness?Ian Gold - 1999 - Consciousness and Cognition 8 (2):186-95.
  8. The Explanation Approach to Delusion.Cordelia Fine, Jillian Craigie & Ian Gold - 2005 - Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Psychology 12 (2):159-163.
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    A Computational Approach to Linguistic Knowledge.Ian Gold & Sandy C. Boucher - 2002 - Language and Communication 1 (22):211-229.
    The rejection of behaviorism in the 1950s and 1960s led to the view, due mainly to Noam Chomsky, that language must be studied by looking at the mind and not just at behavior. It is an understatement to say that Chomskyan linguistics dominates the field. Despite being the overwhelming majority view, it has not gone unchallenged, and the challenges have focused on different aspects of the theory. What is almost universally accepted, however, is Chomsky’s view that understanding language demands a (...)
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    On Cognitive and Biological Neuroscience.Daniel Stoljar & Ian Gold - 1998 - Mind and Language 13 (1):110-131.
    Many philosophers and neuroscientists defend a view we express with the slogan that mental science is neuroscience. We argue that there are two ways of interpreting this view, depending on what is meant by ‘neuroscience’. On one interpretation, the view is that mental science is cognitive neuroscience, where this is the science that integrates psychology with the biology of the brain. On another interpretation, the view is that mental science is biological neuroscience, where this is the investigation concerned with the (...)
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    Phenomenal Qualities and Intermodal Perception.Ian Gold - 2004 - In Hugh Clapin, Phillip Staines & Peter Slezak (eds.), Representation in Mind. Elsevier. pp. 1--125.
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    Interpreting the Neuroscience of Imagery.Ian Gold - 2002 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (2):190-191.
    Pylyshyn rightly argues that the neuroscientific data supporting the involvement of the visual system in mental imagery is largely irrelevant to the question of the format of imagistic representation. The purpose of this commentary is to support this claim with a further argument.
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    From Brain Image to the Bush Doctrine: Critical Neuroscience and the Political Uses of Neurotechnology.Suparna Choudhury, Ian Gold & Laurence J. Kirmayer - 2010 - American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 1 (2):17-19.
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    Spatial Location in Color Vision.Ian Gold - 2001 - Consciousness and Cognition 10 (1):59-62.
    Ross argues that the location problem for color-the problem of how it is represented as occupying a particular location in space-constitutes an objection to color subjectivism. There are two ways in which the location problem can be interpreted. First, it can be read as a why-question about the relation of visual experience to the environment represented: Why does visual experience represent a patch of color as located in this part of space rather than that? On this interpretation, the subjectivist can (...)
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    Interpreting Neuroscience and Explaining the Mind.Ian Gold & Daniel Stoljar - 1999 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 22 (5):856-866.
    Although a wide variety of questions were raised about different aspects of the target article, most of them fall into one of five categories each of which deals with a general question. These questions are Is the radical neuron doctrine really radical? Is the trivial neuron doctrine really trivial? Were we sufficiently critical of the radical neuron doctrine? Is there a distinction to be drawn at all between the two doctrines? and How does our argument bear on related issues in (...)
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    On Lewis on Naming the Colours.Ian Gold - 1999 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 77 (3):365-370.
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    The Limits of Ecological Psychology.Anna Garr, Susan Curry, Jim Engle-Warnick, Paul Fedoroff, Natasha Knack, Rebekah Ranger & Ian Gold - 2013 - American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 4 (2):21-22.
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    Neuroscience as Cultural Intervention: Reconfiguring the Self as Moral Agent.Ian Gold & Laurence J. Kirmayer - 2010 - American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 1 (4):53-55.
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    The Evolution of Color Vision.Ian Gold - 2001 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 24 (4):671-671.
    It is argued that color constancy is only one of the benefits of color vision and probably not the most important one. Attention to a different benefit, chromatic contrast, suggests that the features of the environment that played a role in the evolution of color vision are properties of particular ecological niches rather than properties of naturally-occurring illumination. [Shepard].
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  20. Picture, Process, and Pattern.Ian Gold - unknown
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    Does Natural Law Have Non-Normative Foundations?Ian Gold - 2002 - Sophia 41 (1):1-17.
    This paper addresses one aspect of the natural law theory of Germain Grisez. According to Grisez, practical reason identifies the goods of human life prior to the invocation of any moral or normative notions. It can thus provide a non-normative foundation for moral theory. I present Grisez’s position and argue that the apparently non-normative aspect of natural law cannot support the moral position built upon it. I argue, in particular, that practical principles, as Grisez understands them, are best understood as (...)
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