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A Materialist Theory of the Mind / Edition 2
     

A Materialist Theory of the Mind / Edition 2

by D.M. Armstrong
 

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ISBN-10: 0415100313

ISBN-13: 9780415100311

Pub. Date: 10/28/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Breaking new ground in the debate about the relation of mind and body, David Armstrong's classic text - first published in 1968 - remains the most compelling and comprehensive statement of the view that the mind is material or physical.
In the preface to this new edition, the author reflects on the book's impact and considers it in the light of subsequent

Overview

Breaking new ground in the debate about the relation of mind and body, David Armstrong's classic text - first published in 1968 - remains the most compelling and comprehensive statement of the view that the mind is material or physical.
In the preface to this new edition, the author reflects on the book's impact and considers it in the light of subsequent developments. He also provides a bibliography of all the key writings to have appeared in the materialist debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415100311
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Series:
International Library of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,065,204
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition Introduction Part One: Theories of Mind 1. A Classification of Theories of Mind 2. Dualism 3. The Attribute Theory 4. A Difficulty for any Non-materialist Theory of Mind 5. Behaviourism 6.The Central-State Theory Part Two: The Concept of Mind 7. The Will (1) 8. The Will (2) 9. Knowledge and Inference 10. Perception and Belief 11. Perception and Behaviour 12. The Secondary Qualities 13. Mental Images 14. Bodily Sensations 15. Introspection 16. Belief and Thought Part Three: The Nature of Mind 17. Identification of the Mental with the Physical Bibliography Index

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