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Mind and body

Author: Robert Kirk
Publisher: Chesham, Bucks : Acumen, 2003.
Series: Central problems of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A great deal of work in philosophy is concerned with some aspect of the complex tangle of problems and puzzles roughly labelled the mind-body problem. This book offers an introduction to this  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kirk
ISBN: 190268379X 9781902683799 1902683803 9781902683805
OCLC Number: 52231512
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: are we just machines? --
2. Is there something extra? --
3. Physicalism --
4. Some objections to physicalism --
5. Behaviourism --
6. Functionalism --
7. More about thinking --
8. More about feeling --
9. Conclusion.
Series Title: Central problems of philosophy.
Responsibility: Robert Kirk.
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