An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
Souls, Science and Human Beings
By (author) David Cockburn
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Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind by David Cockburn
Book DescriptionThe book is an introduction to the philosophy of mind. While a number of such introductions are available, this book differs from others in that, while rejecting the dualist approach associated in particular with Descartes, it also casts serious doubt on the forms of materialism that now dominate English language philosophy. Drawing in particular on the work of Wittgenstein, a central place is given to the importance of the notion of a human being in our thought about ourselves and others.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333961223
(216mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This text is an introduction to the philosophy of mind that rejects the dualist approach and casts doubts on the forms of materialism that now dominate English language philosophy. The book looks at the importance of the notion of a human being in our thought about ourselves and others.
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Author Biography - David Cockburn
DAVID COCKBURN is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wales, Lampeter. He is author of Other Human Beings and Other Times, and editor of Human Beings.
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