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Continuum Companion to Philosophy of Mind (James Garvey) Hardcover Book, (Continuum, 2011) 9780826431882
Continuum Companion to Philosophy of Mind (James Garvey) Hardcover Book, (Continuum, 2011) 9780826431882
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Title: Continuum Companion to Philosophy of Mind

Author: Garvey, James

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Publisher: Continuum International Pub Inc; Publication Date: 2011

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780826431882

Volumes: 1; Pages: 400

List Price in Hardcover: $190.00 Our price: $190.00

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From new questions concerning qualia, representation, embodiment and cognition to fresh thinking about the long-standing problems of physicalism, dualism, personal identity and mental causation, this book is an authoritative guide to the latest research in the Philosophy of Mind. Across twelve entries, experts in the field explore the current thinking in one of the most active areas of interest in philosophy today.

To aid researchers further, the Companion also includes overviews of perennial problems and new directions in contemporary philosophy of mind, an extended glossary of terms for quick reference, a detailed chronology, a guide to research for ongoing study and a comprehensive bibliography of key classic and contemporary publications in the philosophy of mind.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book James Garvey

Introduction James Garvey

1. Problems and Questions in Mind Ian Ravenscroft

2. Consciousness

3. Folk Psychology Barry Smith

4. Personal Identity E.J. Lowe

5. Mental Causation Neil Campbell

6. Substance Dualism Tim Mawson

7. The Embodied Mind Mike Wheeler

8. The Mark of the Mental Fred Adams and Steve Beighley

9. Internalism and Externalism Sarah Sawyer

10. Physicalism Barbara Montero

11. Cognitive Science Margaret Boden

12. Representation Georges Rey

13. Consciousness Dan Hutto

12. New Directions Paul Noordhof

Resources

Chronology

Glossary

Bibliography \

Index.

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