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Introduction to Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind

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Multiple Contributors

Copyright Year: 2019

ISBN 13: 9781989014073

Publisher: Rebus Community

Language: English

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Reviewed by Peter Murphy, Professor, University of Indianapolis on 4/2/21

This multi-author overview of the philosophy of mind covers all of the central topics that show up in a standard undergraduate course in the philosophy of mind. These include substantive discussions of substance and property dualism,... read more

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

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  • 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.

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

    EditorsHeather Salazar and Christina Hendricks

    ReviewerAdriano Palma

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