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Aspetti epistemologici della neuropsichiatria cognitiva
Titolo Rivista: PSICOTERAPIA E SCIENZE UMANE 
Autori/Curatori: Massimo Marraffa, Elisabetta Sirgiovanni 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2014 Fascicolo: Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  22 P. 409-430 Dimensione file:  322 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PU2014-003003
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Scopo di questo articolo è discutere se e in quali modi le scienze neurocognitive possano fornire teorie, metodi e dati utili per la psichiatria. Nella prima parte dell’articolo viene presentato il progetto della neuropsichiatria cognitiva sullo sfondo dei mutamenti intervenuti negli ultimi trent’anni nei rapporti fra scienze psicologiche e neurologiche. Nella seconda parte viene esaminato lo stile esplicativo su più livelli della neuropsichiatria cognitiva, mostrandone il carattere di via media fra l’eccessiva insistenza riduzionista sulla parsimonia ontologica e l’unificazione della scienza e la rivendicazione antiriduzionista di una forte autonomia delle scienze speciali. Infine, la terza parte è dedicata all’analisi di un esemplare di spiegazione meccanicista in neuropsichiatria cognitiva: il tentativo di elaborare una spiegazione neurocognitiva del delirio di Capgras.


Keywords: Neuroscienze cognitive, neuropsichiatria, meccanicismo, livelli di spiegazione, delirio

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