Explanation and levels in cognitive neuroscience

David Michael Kaplan*

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Abstract

Talk of levels is widespread in the life sciences including neuroscience. This chapter explores some of the most common characterizations of levels found in neuroscience, with a specific focus on how levels of organization are invoked in explanations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Neuroethics
EditorsJens Clausen, Neil Levy
Place of PublicationDordrecht
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Pages9-30
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9789400747074
ISBN (Print)9789400747067
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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    Kaplan, D. M. (2015). Explanation and levels in cognitive neuroscience. In J. Clausen, & N. Levy (Eds.), Handbook of Neuroethics (pp. 9-30). Dordrecht: Springer, Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-4707-4_4