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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
     

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

by E. J. Lowe
 

ISBN-10: 0521652855

ISBN-13: 9780521652858

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

E. J. Lowe offers a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mind. Using a problem-centered approach designed to stimulate as well as instruct, he begins with a general examination of the mind-body problem and moves on to more specific issues including perception, rationality, action and self-knowledge. His discussion is distinctive in giving equal

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E. J. Lowe offers a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mind. Using a problem-centered approach designed to stimulate as well as instruct, he begins with a general examination of the mind-body problem and moves on to more specific issues including perception, rationality, action and self-knowledge. His discussion is distinctive in giving equal attention to deep metaphysical questions concerning the mind and to the discoveries and theories of modern scientific psychology. It will be of interest to any reader with a basic grounding in modern philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521652858
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)
Lexile:
1580L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Minds, bodies and people; 3. Mental states; 4. Mental content; 5. Sensation and appearance; 6. Perception; 7. Thought and language; 8. Human rationality and artificial intelligence; 9. Action, intention and will; 10. Personal identity and self-knowledge.

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