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The Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

By: Peter Smith & O. R. Jones This is a straightforward, elementary textbook for beginning students of philosophy. The general aim is to provide a clear introduction to the main issues arising in the philosophy of mind. Part I discusses the Cartesian dualist view which many find initially...
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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mind

Edited by: Ansgar Beckermann, Brian P. McLaughlin, and Sven Walter The study of the mind has always been one of the main preoccupations of philosophers, and has been a booming area of research in recent decades, with remarkable advances in psychology and neuroscience. Oxford University Press now presents...
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The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mind

Edited by: Stephen P. Stich and Ted A. Warfield Comprising a series of specially commissioned chapters by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume presents an up-to-date survey of the central themes in the philosophy of mind. It leads the reader through a broad range of topics, including Artificial Intelligence,...
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Philosophy of Mind: The Key Thinkers

Edited by: Andrew Bailey Exploring what great philosophers have written about the nature of thought and consciousness Philosophy of Mind: The Key Thinkers offers a comprehensive overview of this fascinating field. Thirteen specially commissioned essays, written by leading experts, introduce and explore the contributions of those philosophers who...
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Philosophy of Mind: The Basics

By: Amy Kind Philosophy of Mind: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the fundamental philosophical questions and theories about the mind. The author Amy Kind, a leading expert in the field, examines central issues concerning the nature of consciousness, thought, and emotion. The book addresses key...
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Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

By: Tim Bayne Developments in the philosophy of mind over the last 20 years have dramatically changed the nature of the subject. In this major new introduction, Tim Bayne presents an outstanding overview of many of the key topics, problems, and debates, taking account not only of changes...
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

By: Keith Maslin An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind??AA provides a lively and accessible introduction to all the main themes and arguments currently being debated in this area. The book examines and criticizes four major theories of mind: Dualism, Mind/Brain Identity, Behaviourism and Functionalism. It argues that...
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The Philosophy of Human Rights

By: Patrick Hayden Editor Patrick Hayden brings together an extensive collection of classical and contemporary writings on the topic of human rights, providing an exceptionally comprehensive introduction to the subject. It places special emphasis on the historical development of theories of human rights from both a Western and...
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