An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind / Edition 1

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind / Edition 1

by E. J. Lowe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521654289

ISBN-13: 9780521654289

Pub. Date: 08/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

E. J. Lowe offers a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mind. Using a problem-centered approach designed to stimulate as well as instruct, he begins with a general examination of the mind-body problem and moves on to more specific issues including perception, rationality, action and self-knowledge. His discussion is distinctive in giving equal

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E. J. Lowe offers a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mind. Using a problem-centered approach designed to stimulate as well as instruct, he begins with a general examination of the mind-body problem and moves on to more specific issues including perception, rationality, action and self-knowledge. His discussion is distinctive in giving equal attention to deep metaphysical questions concerning the mind and to the discoveries and theories of modern scientific psychology. It will be of interest to any reader with a basic grounding in modern philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521654289
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Minds, bodies and people; 3. Mental states; 4. Mental content; 5. Sensation and appearance; 6. Perception; 7. Thought and language; 8. Human rationality and artificial intelligence; 9. Action, intention and will; 10. Personal identity and self-knowledge.

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