Contemporary Philosophy of Mind - Contemporary Philosophy S. (Hardback)Georges Rey (author)
Hardback 384 Pages / Published: 15/12/1996
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This volume is an introduction to contemporary debates in the philosophy of mind. In particular, the author focuses on the controversial "eliminativist" and "instrumentalist" attacks - from philosophers such as of Quine, Dennett, and the Churchlands - on our ordinary concept of mind. In so doing, Rey offers an explication and defense of "mental realism", and shows how Fodor's representational theory of mind affords a compelling account of much of our ordinary mental talk of beliefs, hopes, and desires.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 234 x 157 x 32 mm
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