Concepts – Not just yardsticks , but also heuristics : rebutting Hacker and

  title={Concepts – Not just yardsticks , but also heuristics : rebutting Hacker and},
  author={Bennett Machiel Keestra and Stephen J. Cowley},
In their response to our article (Keestra and Cowley, 2009), Hacker and Bennett charge us with failing to understand the project of their book Philosophical Foundations of Neuroscience (PFN; Bennett and Hacker, 2003) and do this by discussing foundationalism, linguistic conservatism and the passivity of perception. In this rebuttal we explore disagreements that explain the alleged errors. First, we reiterate our substantial disagreement with Bennett and Hacker (B&H) regarding their assumption… CONTINUE READING
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