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ERIC Number: EJ1009166
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
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ISSN: ISSN-0309-8249
Neuroscience and Education: At Best a Civil Partnership: A Response to Schrag
Davis, Andrew
Journal of Philosophy of Education, v47 n1 p31-36 Feb 2013
In this response, I agree with much of what Schrag says about the principled limits of neuroscience to inform educators' decisions about approaches to learning. However, I also raise questions about the extent to which discoveries about "deficits" in brain function could possibly help teachers. I dispute Schrag's view that externalism/internalism debates in the philosophy of mind are relatively arcane and lack implications for the importance or otherwise for education of discoveries about the brain.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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