Philosophical Psychopathology: Philosophy without Thought Experiments

Philosophical Psychopathology: Philosophy without Thought Experiments

by G. Young
     
 

This book uses rare pathologies to inform questions on topics such as consciousness and rationality. Rather than trying to answer these by inventing far-fetched scenario or 'thought experiments', it is better to utilize a rich but under-used clinical resource.  See more details below

Overview

This book uses rare pathologies to inform questions on topics such as consciousness and rationality. Rather than trying to answer these by inventing far-fetched scenario or 'thought experiments', it is better to utilize a rich but under-used clinical resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137329318
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
11/06/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Garry Young is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK. He is the author of Ethics in the Virtual World: The Morality and Psychology of Gaming, Delusional Misidentification and Transcending Taboos: A Moral and Psychological Examination of Cyberspace (co-authored, M.T. Whitty).

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