Minds and Bodies: An Introduction with Readings

Minds and Bodies: An Introduction with Readings

by Robert Wilkinson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135640552
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/11/2013
Series: Philosophy and the Human Situation
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Robert Wilkinson teaches at the Open University in Scotland. His previous publications include Thirty-five Oriental Philosophers (Routledge, 1994).

Table of Contents

Contents; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Dualism; 3. Monism; 4. Artificial Intelligence; 5. Conclusion; Revision Test; Readings; Reading 1 "Meditation I" by Rene Descartes; Reading 2 "Meditation II" by Rene Descartes; Reading 3 "Meditation VI" by Rene Descartes; Reading 4 "The passions of the soul, Pt I, Articles 30; 31;32;34 by Rene Descartes; Reading 5 "Sensations and brain process" by J.J.C. Smart; Reading 6 "The mind-body problem" by Sydney Shoemaker; Reading 7 "Eliminative materialism and the propositional attitudes" by Paul M. Churchland; Reading 8 "Is the brain's mind a computer program?" by John R. Searle; Reading 9 "Consciousness and objective reality" by Thomas Nagel; Answers to revision test; Bibliography; Index

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