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Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-body Problem

Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-body Problem (Hardback)

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Provides a clear and compelling overview of the mind-body problem suitable for both introductory students and those who have some background in the philosophy of mind. Topics include immortality; materlialism; Descartes's 'Divisibility Argument' for dualism; the Argument from introspection'; the problems with dualism; the interaction between mind and brain; parallelism; the 'type/token' distinction within materialism; recent arguments against materialism and its ability to explain consciousness; the epistemological problem of other minds; the nature of inductive knowledge; and the 'Inverted Spectrum Argument.' Also included are a list of study questions designed to enhance classroom discussion and to serve as a resource for the development of paper topics, and an index of key terms.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryPhilosophy of mind Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc Publication Date: 01/04/1996 ISBN-13: 9780872203334  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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