The Phenomenological Mind

The Phenomenological Mind

by Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi


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The Phenomenological Mind by Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi

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 cognitive sciences
  • • phenomenology and consciousness
  • • consciousness and self-consciousness
  • • time and consciousness
  • • intentionality
  • • the embodied mind
  • • action
  • • knowledge of other minds
  • • situated and extended minds
  • • phenomenology and personal identity.

This second edition includes a new preface, and revised and improved chapters. Also included are helpful features such as chapter summaries, guides to further reading, and a glossary, making The Phenomenological Mind an ideal introduction to key concepts in phenomenology, cognitive science and philosophy of mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415610360
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 288

About the Author

Shaun Gallagher holds the Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair of Excellence in Philosophy at the University of Memphis, USA. His secondary appointments include Research Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science at the University of Hertfordshire, UK, and Honorary Professor of Philosophy at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the author of How the Body Shapes the Mind (2005), and editor of The Oxford Handbook of the Self (2011).

Dan Zahavi is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the author of Self-Awareness and Alterity (1999), Husserl’s Phenomenology (2003), and Subjectivity and Selfhood (2005).

They jointly edit the journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.

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