The Metaphysics of Mind

The Metaphysics of Mind

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The ideas of Ludwig Wittgenstein and Gilbert Ryle have had a major influence on the work of Anthony Kenny, who has explored many aspects of the philosophy of mind in a series of books over the past twenty-five years. Modelled on the structure of Ryle's The Concept of Mind, this book forges Kenny's ideas on philosophical psychology into a systematic whole. Written in a style that avoids jargon and academic controversy, it is both accessible to the general reader and challenging for the specialist.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 126 x 194 x 10mm | 199.58g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0192830708
  • 9780192830708

Table of contents

Descartes' myth; Body, soul, mind, and spirit; The will; Emotion; Abilities, faculties, powers, and dispositions; Self and self-knowledge; Sensation and observation; Imagination; The intellect; Psychology; Bibliographical note; Indexshow more

About Anthony Kenny

He is also the author of The God of the Philosophers (#9.95); What is Faith? (#6.99); A Path from Rome (#4.95); and Past Masters volumes on Aquinas, Wyclif, and Thomas More, all #4.99.show more

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brilliantly economic and coherent * Anthony Quinton, Sunday Times *show more

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