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The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780333961223
ISBN-10: 0333961226
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Pages: 175
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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