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Mind and Brain : A Dialogue on the Mind-body Problem

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Provides a clear and compelling overview of the mind-body problem suitable for both introductory students and those who have some background in the philosophy of mind. Topics include immortality; materlialism; Descartes's 'Divisibility Argument' for dualism; the Argument from introspection'; the problems with dualism; the interaction between mind and brain; parallelism; the 'type/token' distinction within materialism; recent arguments against materialism and its ability to explain consciousness; the epistemological problem of other minds; the nature of inductive knowledge; and the 'Inverted Spectrum Argument.' Also included are a list of study questions designed to enhance classroom discussion and to serve as a resource for the development of paper topics, and an index of key terms.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 72 pages
  • 136 x 210 x 12mm | 199.58g
  • Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0872203336
  • 9780872203334

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