An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
By (author) E. J. Lowe
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Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind by E. J. Lowe
Book DescriptionIn this book Jonathan Lowe offers a lucid and wide-ranging introduction to the philosophy of mind. Using a problem-centred approach designed to stimulate as well as instruct, he begins with a general examination of the mind-body problem and moves on to detailed examination of more specific philosophical issues concerning sensation, perception, thought and language, rationality, artificial intelligence, action, personal identity and self-knowledge. His discussion is notably broad in scope, and distinctive in giving equal attention to deep metaphysical questions concerning the mind and to the discoveries and theories of modern scientific psychology. It will be of interest to any reader with a basic grounding in modern philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521652858
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author E. J. Lowe
Forms of Thought, Paperback (July 2015)
Lowe investigates the forms of thought, showing how this study is crucial to understanding the powers of the intellect.
More Kinds of Being, Paperback (December 2014)
Taking into account significant developments in the metaphysical thinking of E.J. Lowe over the past 20 years, More Kinds of Being:A Further Study of Individuation, Identity, and the Logic of Sortal Terms presents a thorough reworking and expansion of the 1989 edition of Kinds of Being.
Mental Causation and Ontology, Hardback (March 2013)View all books by E. J. Lowe
This book demonstrates the importance of ontology for a central debate in philosophy of mind. Mental causation seems an obvious aspect of the world. But it is hard to understand how it can happen unless we get clear about what the entities involved in the process are. An international team of contributors presents new work on this problem.
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