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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