Matter and Consciousness: A Contemporary Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

Matter and Consciousness: A Contemporary Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

by Paul M. Churchland
     
 

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In Matter and Consciousness, Paul Churchland clearly presents the advantages and disadvantages of such difficult issues in philosophy of mind as behaviorism, reductive materialism, functionalism, and eliminative materialism.

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In Matter and Consciousness, Paul Churchland clearly presents the advantages and disadvantages of such difficult issues in philosophy of mind as behaviorism, reductive materialism, functionalism, and eliminative materialism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262530507
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
02/08/1984
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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"Anyone interested in using a contemporary approach to philosophy of mind in an introductory course will find Paul Churchland's Matter and Consciousness a useful text....

Churchland has a wonderful talent for linking ideas together." Kathleen Gill, TeachingPhilosophy

Teaching Philosophy - Kathleen Gill

Anyone interested in using a contemporary approach to philosophy of mind in an introductory course will find Paul Churchland's Matter and Consciousness a useful text.... Churchland has a wonderful talent for linking ideas together.

Meet the Author

Paul M. Churchland is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San
Diego. He is the author of The Engine of Reason, the Seat of the Soul,
Matter and Consciousness: A Contemporary Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
(both published by the MIT Press), and other books.

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