The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

by Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415391229

ISBN-13: 9780415391221

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Phenomenological Mind is the first book to properly introduce fundamental questions about the mind from the perspective of phenomenology. Key questions and topics covered include:

  • What is phenomenology?
  • naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences
  • phenomenology and consciousness
  • consciousness

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Overview

The Phenomenological Mind is the first book to properly introduce fundamental questions about the mind from the perspective of phenomenology. Key questions and topics covered include:

  • What is phenomenology?
  • naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences
  • phenomenology and consciousness
  • consciousness and self-consciousness, including perception and action
  • time and consciousness, including William James
  • intentionality
  • the embodied mind
  • action
  • knowledge of other minds
  • situated and extended minds
  • phenomenology and personal identity

Interesting and important examples are used throughout, including phantom limb syndrome, blindsight and self-disorders in schizophrenia, making The Phenomenological Mind an ideal introduction to key concepts in phenomenology, cognitive science and philosophy of mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415391221
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, and Phenomenology 2. Methodology 3. Consciousness/Self-consciousness 4. Time 5. Intentionality 6. The Embodied Mind 7. Action 8. How we Know Others 9. Situated and Extended Minds 10. Self and Person

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