Boundaries of the Mind
The Individual in the Fragile Sciences - Cognition
By (author) Robert A. Wilson
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Boundaries of the Mind by Robert A. Wilson
Book DescriptionWhere does the mind begin and end? Most philosophers and cognitive scientists take the view that the mind is bounded by the skull or skin of the individual. Robert Wilson, in this provocative and challenging 2004 book, provides the foundations for the view that the mind extends beyond the boundary of the individual. The approach adopted offers a unique blend of traditional philosophical analysis, cognitive science, and the history of psychology and the human sciences. A forthcoming companion volume Genes and the Agents of Life will explore the theme in the biological sciences. Written with verve and clarity, this ambitious book will appeal to a broad swathe of professionals and students in philosophy, psychology, cognitive science, and the history of the behavioural and human sciences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521544948
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert A. Wilson
Genes and the Agents of Life, Paperback (September 2004)
This book undertakes to rethink the place of the individual in the biological sciences.
Boundaries of the Mind, Hardback (July 2004)
This 2004 book provides the foundations for the view that the mind extends beyond the boundary of the individual.
Graphs, Colourings and the Four-colour Theorem, Hardback (January 2002)
This textbook for mathematics undergraduates, graduates and researchers discusses the proof of the four-colour theorem - one of the most famous of the long-standing mathematical problems solved in the 20th century.
MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS), Paperback (October 2001)» View all books by Robert A. Wilson
A landmark, comprehensive reference work that represents the methodological and theoretical diversity of this changing field.
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Author Biography - Robert A. Wilson
Robert A. Wilson is Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Alberta.
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