History of the Mind-Body Problem: London Studies in the History of Philosophy

History of the Mind-Body Problem: London Studies in the History of Philosophy

by Tim Crane
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415242363

ISBN-13: 9780415242363

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

History of the Mind-Body Problem is a collection of new essays by leading contributors on the various concerns that have given rise to and informed the mind-body problem in philosophy.
The essays in this stellar collection discuss famous philosophers such as Aristotle, Aquinas and Descartes and cover the subjects of the origins of the qualia and

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History of the Mind-Body Problem is a collection of new essays by leading contributors on the various concerns that have given rise to and informed the mind-body problem in philosophy.
The essays in this stellar collection discuss famous philosophers such as Aristotle, Aquinas and Descartes and cover the subjects of the origins of the qualia and intentionality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415242363
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
London Studies in the History of Philosophy Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Tim Crane and Sarah Patterson; 2. The Musical, the Magical and the Mathematical Soul, Rae Langton; 3. The Soul's Relation to the Body: Thomas Aquinas, Siger of Brabant and the Parisian debate on Monopsychism, M.W.F. Stone; 4. How Cartesian was Descartes? Sarah Patterson; 5. The Emergence of the Caretesian Mind, Susan James; 6. Intentionality or Phenomenology? Descartes on the Objects of Thought, John Cottingham; 7. "A tumbling-ground for whimsies?" The History and Contemporary Role of the Conscious/Unconscious Contrast, Neil Manson; 8. The Origins of Qualia, Tim Crane; 9. Beyond Dispute: Sense-Data, Intentionality and the Mind-Body Problem, M.G.F. Martin

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