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Philosophy of Sciences

2014 year, number 1

The modern philosophic turn in neuroscience: the Anniversary Interdisciplinary Symposium «Reflexes of the Brain by I.M. Sechenov: 150th anniversary

A.Yu. Alexeev1, A.V. Savelyev2, Ye.A. Yankovskaya3
1Moscow State University of Culture and Arts, Moscow
2«Radio Engineering Publishing House, Moscow
3National University of Science and Technology «MISIS, Moscow
Keywords: Ivan Mikhailivich Sechenov, Meditsinskiy Vestnik, culture, philosophy, medicine, neuroscience, psychology, biology, sociology, cybernetics, informatics, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, neurocomputing


The paper presents an analytical review of main reports delivered at the Anniversary Interdisciplinary Symposium devoted to the 150th anniversary since the first publication of «Reflexes of the Brain by I.M. Sechenov in «Meditsinskiy Vestnik on November, 23 (December, 6 stilo novo), 1863. This work made a cardinal turn in methodology of neuroscience. For the first time in the last 150 years the Symposium was hold at the historical place, i.e. at the Department of Normal Physiology of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (P.K. Anokhin Institute of Normal Physiology,). The editorial board of the journal «Neurocomputers: Design and Applications and the «Radio Engineering Publishing House took part in its arrangement.