Knowledge and Mind
A Philosophical Introduction
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Knowledge and Mind by Andrew Brook
Book DescriptionThis is the only contemporary text to cover both epistemology and philosophy of mind at an introductory level. It also serves as a general introduction to philosophy: it discusses the nature and methods of philosophy as well as basic logical tools of the trade. The book is divided into three parts. The first focuses on knowledge, in particular, skepticism and knowledge of the external world, and knowledge of language. The second focuses on mind, including the metaphysics of mind and freedom of will. The third brings together knowledge and mind, discussing knowledge of mind (other minds and our own) and naturalism and how epistemology and philosophy of mind come together in contemporary cognitive science. Throughout, the authors take into account the needs of the beginning philosophy student. They have made very effort to ensure accessibility while preserving accuracy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780262523172
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Bradford Books
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Andrew Brook
Prehistory of Cognitive Science, Hardback (November 2006)
With contributions from leading figures, this book traces the philosophical roots behind contemporary understandings of cognition. The book presents a convincing case for the centrality of philosophy to the history of neuroscience and cognitive psychology and discusses how ideas have developed, influenced and moulded our view of the mind.
Daniel Dennett, Hardback (January 2002)
The only truly introductory collection that explores the implications of Dennett's diverse body of work.
Kant and the Mind, Paperback (April 1997)» View all books by Andrew Brook
A comprehensive overview of Kant's discoveries about the mind for non-specialists.
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Author Biography - Andrew Brook
Robert J. Stainton is Professor of Philosophy and Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Western Ontario.
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