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Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind

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Multiple Contributors

Copyright Year: 2019

ISBN 13: 978-1-989014-07-3

Publisher: Rebus Community

Language: English

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Reviewed by Charles Fox, Professor, Worcester State University on 5/28/20

The book ignores current work in Cognitive Science. This work has a large impact on the discourse about Philosophy of Mind. Book does not have an index or glossary. read more

Table of Contents

  • 1. Substance Dualism in Descartes
  • 2. Materialism and Behaviorism
  • 3. Functionalism
  • 4. Property Dualism
  • 5. Qualia and Raw Feels
  • 6. Consciousness
  • 7. Concepts and Content
  • 8. Freedom of the Will

About the Book

Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind surveys the central themes in philosophy of mind and places them in a historical and contemporary context intended to engage first-time readers in the field. It focuses on debates about the status and character of the mind and its seemingly subjective nature in an apparently more objective world.

About the Contributors

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Authors
Eran Asoulin, Paul Richard Blum, Tony Cheng, Daniel Haas, Jason Newman, Henry Shevlin, Elly Vintiadis, Heather Salazar (Editor), and Christina Hendricks (Series Editor)


Editors
Heather Salazar and Christina Hendricks


Reviewer
Adriano Palma