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The Resource Philosophy of mind : the key thinkers, edited by Andrew Bailey

Philosophy of mind : the key thinkers, edited by Andrew Bailey

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Philosophy of mind : the key thinkers
Title
Philosophy of mind
Title remainder
the key thinkers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew Bailey
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Exploring what great philosophers have written about the nature of thought and consciousness Philosophy of Mind: The Key Thinkers offers a comprehensive overview of this fascinating field. Thirteen specially commissioned essays, written by leading experts, introduce and explore the contributions of those philosophers who have shaped the subject and the central issues and arguments therein. The modern debate about the mind was shaped by Descartes in the seventeenth century, and then reshaped in the mid-twentieth century, and since, by exciting developments in science and philosophy. This book concentrates on the development of philosophical views on the mind since Descartes, offering coverage of the leading thinkers in the field including Husserl, Ryle, Lewis, Putnam, Fodor, Davidson, Dennett and the Churchlands. Crucially the book demonstrates how the ideas and arguments of these key thinkers have contributed to our understanding of the relationship between mind and brain. Ideal for undergraduate students, the book lays the necessary foundations for a complete and thorough understanding of this fascinating subject"--
  • "Philosophers have raised and struggled with questions relating to the human mind for more than 2,000 years. Philosophy of Mind: The Key Thinkers offers a comprehensive historical overview of this fascinating field. Twelve specially commissioned essays introduce and explore the contributions of those philosophers who have shaped the subject and the central issues and arguments therein. The modern debate about the mind was shaped by Descartes in the seventeenth century, and then reshaped in the mid-twentieth century, and since, by exciting developments in science and philosophy. This book concentrates on the development of philosophical views on the mind since Descartes, offering coverage of the leading thinkers in the field including Ryle, Lewis, Putnam, Fodor, Davidson, Dennett and the Churchlands. Crucially the book demonstrates how the ideas and arguments of these key thinkers have contributed to our understanding of the relationship between mind and brain. Ideal for undergraduate students, the book lays the necessary foundations for a complete and thorough understanding of this fascinating subject. "--
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Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
128/.209
Index
index present
LC call number
BD418.3
LC item number
.P49 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bailey, Andrew
Series statement
Key thinkers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophers
  • Philosophy of mind
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophers
  • Philosophy of mind
Label
Philosophy of mind : the key thinkers, edited by Andrew Bailey
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Notes on Contributors1. Introduction: 90 Years of Philosophy of Mind Andrew Bailey2. Decoding Rene; Descartes' 'Myth' of Mind Patricia Easton3. Edmund Husserl and Phenomenology Dermot Moran4. Maurice Merleau-Ponty: A Phenomenological Philosophy of Mind and Body Sara Heina;maa5. Gilbert Ryle and Logical Behaviourism William Lyons6. The Contributions of U.T. Place, H. Feigl, and J.J.C. Smart to the Identity Theory of Consciousness Brian P. McLaughlin and Ronald Planer7. David Lewis, David Armstrong, and the Causal Theory of the Mind David Braddon-Mitchell8. Hilary Putnam and Computational Functionalism Oron Shagrir9. Jerry Fodor and the Representational Theory of Mind Matthew Katz10. Donald Davidson, Daniel Dennett, and the Origins of the Normative Model of the Mind Andrew Brook11. Tracking Representationalism: William Lycan, Fred Dretske, and Michael Tye David Bourget and Angela Mendelovici12. The Neurophilosophies of Patricia and Paul Churchland John Bickle13. Andy Clark, Antonio Damasio, and Embodied Cognition Monica Cowart14. David Chalmers on Mind and Consciousness Richard Brown15. Postscript: Philosophy of Mind -- The Next Ten Years? Andrew BaileyIndex
Control code
861533440
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (329 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441142764
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
603746
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861533440
Label
Philosophy of mind : the key thinkers, edited by Andrew Bailey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Notes on Contributors1. Introduction: 90 Years of Philosophy of Mind Andrew Bailey2. Decoding Rene; Descartes' 'Myth' of Mind Patricia Easton3. Edmund Husserl and Phenomenology Dermot Moran4. Maurice Merleau-Ponty: A Phenomenological Philosophy of Mind and Body Sara Heina;maa5. Gilbert Ryle and Logical Behaviourism William Lyons6. The Contributions of U.T. Place, H. Feigl, and J.J.C. Smart to the Identity Theory of Consciousness Brian P. McLaughlin and Ronald Planer7. David Lewis, David Armstrong, and the Causal Theory of the Mind David Braddon-Mitchell8. Hilary Putnam and Computational Functionalism Oron Shagrir9. Jerry Fodor and the Representational Theory of Mind Matthew Katz10. Donald Davidson, Daniel Dennett, and the Origins of the Normative Model of the Mind Andrew Brook11. Tracking Representationalism: William Lycan, Fred Dretske, and Michael Tye David Bourget and Angela Mendelovici12. The Neurophilosophies of Patricia and Paul Churchland John Bickle13. Andy Clark, Antonio Damasio, and Embodied Cognition Monica Cowart14. David Chalmers on Mind and Consciousness Richard Brown15. Postscript: Philosophy of Mind -- The Next Ten Years? Andrew BaileyIndex
Control code
861533440
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (329 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441142764
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
603746
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861533440

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