Approaches to Intentionality / Edition 1

Approaches to Intentionality / Edition 1

by William Lyons, Louis Lyons
     
 

Approaches to Intentionality is an authoritative and accessible account of a problem central to contemporary philosophy of mind. Lyons first gives a critical survey of the current debate about the nature of intentionality, then moves on to offer an original new theory. The book is written throughout in a clear, direct, and lively style.See more details below

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Approaches to Intentionality is an authoritative and accessible account of a problem central to contemporary philosophy of mind. Lyons first gives a critical survey of the current debate about the nature of intentionality, then moves on to offer an original new theory. The book is written throughout in a clear, direct, and lively style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198752226
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Etymology, Definition, Theory, and Problem of Intentionality
PART I: MODERN APPROACHES
1. The Instrumentalist Approach
2. The Return to Representation
3. The Appeal to Teleology
4. The Information-Processing Approach
5. The Purest Functionalism
PART II: A DIFFERENT APPROACH
6. A Brain's-Eye View of Intentionality
7. An Infant's-Eye View of Intentionality
8. An Adult's-Eye View of Intentionality
Bibliography
Index

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