Philosophy of Mind A-Z
By (author) Marina Rakova
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Philosophy of Mind A-Z by Marina Rakova
Book DescriptionA comprehensive guide to the main positions, debates, key figures and problems as well as important terms in the philosophy of mind. Philosophy of Mind A-Z contains entries on historical and contemporary key figures, explaining the importance of the longstanding debates and how the contemporary field has been shaped. It covers both traditional and current topics, and even those topics that are only beginning to emerge. It includes a wide range of philosophy of mind, from Plato and Leibniz to externalism and the frame problem, from Husserl to neural Darwinism, from mental causation to the problem of consciousness. All of these issues are explained in compact clearly written entries where difficult topics are introduced with the help of numerous examples. Philosophy of Mind A-Z is a reliable and friendly guide for anyone studying philosophy of mind or cognitive science, or simply interested in the many sides and facets of our mental life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748622153
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marina Rakova
Philosophy of Mind A-Z, Paperback (July 2006)
A comprehensive guide to the main positions, debates, key figures and problems as well as important terms in the philosophy of mind, this volume contains entries on historical and contemporary key figures, explaining the importance of the longstanding debates and how the contemporary field has been shaped.
Extent of the Literal, Hardback (June 2003)» View all books by Marina Rakova
This text develops an approach to metaphor and polysemy in their relation to the conceptual structure. It argues for a reconsideration of some standard assumptions concerning the notion of literal meaning, and presents a new way of thinking about lexical-conceptual relatedness.
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Author Biography - Marina Rakova
Marina Rakova is Lecturer in the Faculty of Philology at the State University of St Petersburg, Russia.
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