Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings

Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings

By: David J. Chalmers (editor)Paperback

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Philosophy of Mind: Classical and Contemporary Readings is an ideal text for introductory, advanced undergraduate, and graduate courses in the philosophy of mind and related areas. The most comprehensive collection of its kind, this volume ranges from the classical contributions of Descartes to the leading edge of the discipline. Three of the selections are being published here for the first time, while many other articles have been revised especially for this volume. Extensive sections cover foundational issues, the nature of consciousness, the nature of mental content, and miscellaneous issues. Each section opens with an in-depth introduction by the editor.

Contents

1. FOUNDATIONS; A. DUALISM; B. BEHAVIORISM; C. THE IDENTITY THEORY; D. FUNCTIONALISM; E. OTHER PSYCHOPHYSICAL RELATIONS; F. MENTAL CAUSATION; 2. CONSCIOUSNESS; A. GENERAL; B. THE KNOWLEDGE ARGUMENT; C. MODAL ARGUMENTS; D. THE EXPLANATORY GAP; E. HIGHER-ORDER THOUGHT AND REPRESENTATIONALISM; 3. CONTENT; A. THE NATURE OF INTENTIONALITY; B. PROPOSITIONAL ATTITUDES; C. INTERNALISM AND EXTERNALISM; 4. MISCELLANEOUS

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780195145816
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 690
  • ID: 9780195145816
  • weight: 1222
  • ISBN10: 019514581X

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