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What is a mental function?

Abstract : This chapter discusses what is the specific difference of mental function, relative to the general concept of a biological function. It contrasts various approaches of this problem through evolutionary psychology, developmental system theory and neuroscientific growth theory models. It concludes that an holistic, dynamic approach to mental function suggests to reject the traditional division in mental faculties.
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Joëlle Proust. What is a mental function?. A. Brenner & J. Gayon. The French Philosophy of Science, Springer. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, pp.0-00, 2007. ⟨ijn_00139309⟩



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