Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Open Peer Commentary
Gold & Stoljar: A neuron doctrine

Two radical neuron doctrines


Alex Byrne a1 and David R. Hilbert a2
a1 Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139 abyrne@mit.edu http://web.mit.edu/philos/www/byrne.html
a2 Department of Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607 hilbert@uic.edu www.uic.edu/depts/phil/hilbert.html

Abstract

Two radical neuron doctrines must be distinguished, strong and weak. Gold & Stoljar direct much of their attack at the former, but the Churchlands hold only the latter. The weak radical neuron doctrine remains a serious possibility.



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