Readership: Scholars and students of philosophy of mind, cognitive neuroscience, and psychology
Nancey Murphy, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, and Warren S. Brown, Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
"This volume is an impressive achievement on the part of Murphy and Brown. They have provided a much-needed synthesis of philosophical and scientific resources dealing with moral responsibility and free will." - Paul N. Markham, Science & Chrisitan Belief
"The picture of agency presented here is one well worth pursuing...the general outlines of the view are plausible, and there is a rich research agenda here." - Neil Levy, Metapsychology
"fascinating...Did My Neurons Make Me Do It? is a nicely written, engaging book that makes a genuine contribution to the growing literature on mental causation." - Todd Stuart Ganson, Science
Introduction: New Approaches to Knotty Old Problems
1: Avoiding Cartesian Materialism
2: From Causal Reductionism to Self-Directed Systems
3: From Mindless to Intelligent Action
4: How Can Neural Nets Mean?
5: How Does Reason Get Its Grip on the Brain?
6: Who's Responsible?
7: Neurobiological Reductionism and Free Will