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Pathologies of Belief

Max Coltheart (Ed)Martin Davies (Ed)

Pathologies of Belief

Max Coltheart (Ed)Martin Davies (Ed)

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In this book, psychologists and philosophers describe and discuss a range of case studies of delusional beliefs, drawing out general lessons both for the cognitive architecture of the mind and for the notion of rationality, and exploring connections between the delusional beliefs that occur in schizophrenia and the flawed understanding of beliefs that is characteristic of autism.

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About "Pathologies of Belief"

In this book, psychologists and philosophers describe and discuss a range of case studies of delusional beliefs, drawing out general lessons both for the cognitive architecture of the mind and for the notion of rationality, and exploring connections between the delusional beliefs that occur in schizophrenia and the flawed understanding of beliefs that is characteristic of autism.
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Meet the Authors

Max Coltheart (Ed)

Max Coltheart studied psychology at the University of Sydney and began his lecturing career there, subsequently teaching at the University of Waterloo in Canada and the University of Reading in England, before being appointed Professor of Psychology at Birkbeck College London, a position he held for twelve years before returning to Australia in 1987 to become Professor of Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney. He is the author of about 150 journal articles and book chapters, co-author of "Language Processing in Children and Adults," and editor of nine collections including "Deep Dyslexi

Martin Davies (Ed)

Martin Davies has been a university teacher in Manchester and Norwich for thirty years. He was founding director of the social work programme at the University of East Anglia, taking it in two decades from the drawing board to premier position in England. He is author of "The Essential Social Worker" (1994) and editor of the "Blackwell Companion to Social Work" (Blackwell, 1997). He teaches social psychology and psychosocial research methods. He is currently Professor of Social Work at the University of East Anglia, Norwich.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction: Pathologies Of Belief, Martin Davies And Max Coltheart
  • (macquarie University)
  • Wondrous Strange - The Neuropsychology Of Abnormal Beliefs, Andrew W.
  • Young (university Of York)
  • Towards An Understanding Of Delusions Of Misidentification - Four Case
  • Studies, Nora Breen, Diana Caine, Max Coltheart, Julie Hendy And Corrine
  • Roberts (breen And Coltheart Macquarie University, Caine), Royal Prince
  • Albert Hospital, Sydney, Australia And Hendy And Roberts (julie Hendy And
  • Associates, Sydney, Australia)
  • Refining The Explanation Of Cotard's Delusion, Philip Gerrans (victoria
  • University)
  • Insights Into Theory Of Mind From Deafness And Autism, Candida C. Peterson
  • And Michael Siegal (university Of Queensland And University Of Sheffield)
  • Schizophrenia And Rationality, Ian Gold And Jakob Hohwy (monash University
  • And Latrobe University)
  • Imagination, Delusion And Hallucination, Gregory Currie (university Of
  • Nottingham)
  • The Cognitive Neuropsychology Of Delusions, Robyn Langdon And Max
  • Coltheart (macquarie University).

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 165283
  • Product Code 0631221360
  • EAN 9780631221364
  • Pages 236
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Jan 2000
  • Dimensions 2296 x 1564 x 136 mm
  • Weight 0.340kg

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