Consciousness and Its Objects

Consciousness and Its Objects

by Colin McGinn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199297630

ISBN-13: 9780199297634

Pub. Date: 06/15/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Colin McGinn presents his latest work on consciousness in ten interlinked papers, four of them previously unpublished. He extends and deepens his controversial solution to the mind-body problem, defending the view that consciousness is both ontologically unproblematic and epistemologically impenetrable. He also investigates the basis of our knowledge that there is

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Colin McGinn presents his latest work on consciousness in ten interlinked papers, four of them previously unpublished. He extends and deepens his controversial solution to the mind-body problem, defending the view that consciousness is both ontologically unproblematic and epistemologically impenetrable. He also investigates the basis of our knowledge that there is a mind-body problem, and the bearing of this on attempted solutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199297634
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. What Constitutes the Mind-Body Problem?
2. How Not to Solve the Mind-Body Problem
3. Solving the Philosophical Mind-Body Problem
4. What Is It Not Like to be a Brain?
5. Consciousness and Space
6. Consciousness, Atomism, and the Ancient Greeks
7. Consciousness and Cosmology: Hyperdualism Ventilated
8. The Problem of Philosophy
9. Inverted First-Person Authority
10. The Objects of Intentionality

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