Philosophy of (Neuro)Science Discussion on Comp-neuro

A fascinating discussion on the nature of scientific modeling, inter-level explanation, hierarchical decomposition, etc., in computational neuroscience has been unfolding over the last couple of weeks on the Comp-neuro newsgroup.  Archives can be found here.

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  1. That forum of discussion, with great feedback by great names in the neuroscientific community, is great food for thought.

    Sometimes, as in this case touch issues relevant for philsophers, proving how the interaction of phislophers and neuroscientists could be very fruitful and useful.

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