Explanation and levels in cognitive neuroscience

David Michael Kaplan*

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    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
    Number of pages21
    ISBN (Electronic)9789400747074
    ISBN (Print)9789400747067
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015


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