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TitlePhilosophy in Mind [electronic resource] : The Place of Philosophy in the Study of Mind / edited by Michaelis Michael, John O'Leary-Hawthorne
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 1994
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-1008-2
Descript VII, 328 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Increasingly, the mind is being treated as a fit subject for scientific inquiry. As cognitive science and empirical psychology strive to uncover the mind's secrets, it is fitting to inquire as to what distinctive role is left for philosophy in the study of mind. This collection, which includes contributions by some of the leading scholars in the field, offers a rich variety of perspectives on this issue. Topics addressed include: the place of a priori inquiry in philosophy of mind, moral psychology, consciousness, social dimensions of intentionality, the relation of logic to philosophical psychology, objectivity and the mind, and privileged access


CONTENT

Introduction: Philosophy in Mind -- AI and the Synthetic A Priori -- Armchair Methaphysics -- Doubts About Conceptual Analysis -- Deflationary Self-Knowledge -- How to Get to Know One's Own Mind: Some Simple Ways -- Psychology in Perspective -- Can Philosophy of Language Provide the Key to the Foundations of Ethics? -- Unprincipled Decisions -- Philosophy and Commonsense: The Case of Weakness of Will -- Reasoning and Representing -- The Problem of Conciousness -- Gรถdel's Theorem and the Mind...Again -- Epistemology and the Diet Rvolution -- Truth-Aptness and Belief -- Cubism, Perspective, Belief -- Objectivity and Modern Idealism -- Name Index


Philosophy Metaphysics Modern philosophy Philosophy of mind Philosophy and science Philosophy Philosophy of Mind Philosophy of Science Metaphysics Modern Philosophy



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