Philosophy of Mind: A Comprehensive Introduction (Paperback)William Jaworski (author)
Paperback 422 Pages / Published: 18/04/2011
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Philosophy of Mind introduces readers to one of the liveliest fields in contemporary philosophy by discussing mind-body problems and the various solutions to them. It provides a detailed yet balanced overview of the entire field that enables readers to jump immediately into current debates. Treats a wide range of mind-body theories and arguments in a fair and balanced wayShows how developments in neuroscience, biology, psychology, and cognitive science have impacted mind-body debatesPremise-by-premise arguments for and against each position enable readers to grasp the structure of each argument quickly and easilyDiagrams and illustrations help readers absorb the more complex ideasBibliographic essays at the end of each chapter bring readers up to date on the latest literatureWritten in a clear, easy to read style that is free of technical jargon, and highly accessible to a broad readership The only book to explain systematically how a hylomorphic theory such as Aristotle s can contribute to current mind-body debates and vie with current mind-body theoriesOnline chapters on free will and the philosophy of persons make the book a flexible teaching tool for general and introductory philosophy courses - available at www.wiley.com/go/jaworski
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 422
Weight: 720 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 23 mm
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