Minds, Brains and Science

Minds, Brains and Science

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by John R. Searle
     
 

Minds, Brains and Science takes up just the problems that perplex people, and it does what good philosophy always does: it dispels the illusion caused by the specious collision of truths. How do we reconcile common sense and science? Searle argues vigorously that the truths of common sense and the truths of science are both right and that the only questionSee more details below

Overview

Minds, Brains and Science takes up just the problems that perplex people, and it does what good philosophy always does: it dispels the illusion caused by the specious collision of truths. How do we reconcile common sense and science? Searle argues vigorously that the truths of common sense and the truths of science are both right and that the only question is how to fit them together.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674576339
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1986
Series:
1984 Reith Lectures Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
366,578
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.31(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction

1. The Mind-Body Problem

2. Can Computers Think?

3. Cognitive Science

4. The Structure of Action

5. Prospects for the Social Sciences

6. The Freedom of the Will

Suggestions for Further Reading

Index

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