Scientific Realism and the Plasticity of Mind / Edition 1

Scientific Realism and the Plasticity of Mind / Edition 1

by Paul M. Churchland
ISBN-10:
0521338271
ISBN-13:
9780521338271
Pub. Date:
12/28/1987
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Scientific Realism and the Plasticity of Mind / Edition 1

A study in the philosophy of science, proposing a strong form of the doctrine of scientific realism' and developing its implications for issues in the philosophy of mind.

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ISBN-13: 9780521338271
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1987
Series: Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The plasticity of perception; 3. The plasticity of understanding; 4. Our self-conception and the mind/body problem; 5. Sentential epistemologies and the natural science of epistemic engines; Bibliography; Index.

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