Contemporary Philosophy of Mind (Heftet)

Serie: Contemporary Philosophy S. 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1996
Antall sider: 384
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Contemporary Philosophy S.
ISBN/EAN: 9780631190714
Kategori: Religion, historie og filosofi
Omtale: Contemporary Philosophy of Mind
This volume is an introduction to contemporary debates in the philosophy of mind. In particular, the author focuses on the controversial "eliminativist" and "instrumentalist" attacks -- from philosophers such as of Quine, Dennett, and the Churchlands -- on our ordinary concept of mind. In so doing, Rey offers an explication and defense of "mental realism", and shows how Fodora s representational theory of mind affords a compelling account of much of our ordinary mental talk of beliefs, hopes, and desires.

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