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Seven Views of Mind.

Author: Lise Wallach; Michael A Wallach
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines seven different answers to the question, "What are we talking about when we talk about the mind?" It begins by considering the dualistic view, frequently taken for granted by students, that words like "belief," "anger," and "jealousy" refer to a realm quite distinct from the physical world, and notes the difficulties associated with this view as well as why many find it compelling. The book then  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lise Wallach; Michael A Wallach
ISBN: 9781136246784 1136246789
OCLC Number: 818114495
Description: 1 online resource (129 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Problem; 1 Mind as Distinct from the Physical World; 2 Mind as a Manner of Speaking; 3 Mind as Behavior; 4 Mind as Software in the Head; 5 Mind as Brain; 6 Mind as Scientific Construct; 7 Mind as Social Construct; Conclusion: How to Avoid Dualism without Losing Your Mind (Entirely); References; Index.

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This book examines seven different answers to the question, "What are we talking about when we talk about the mind?" It begins by considering the dualistic view, frequently taken for granted by students, that words like "belief," "anger," and "jealousy" refer to a realm quite distinct from the physical world, and notes the difficulties associated with this view as well as why many find it compelling. The book then describes six further major views of mind alternative to dualism that have been developed by psychologists, philosophers, and neuroscientists: Some claim that such words are just abo.

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"A fine history of the central views of mind. Highly recommended [for] upper-division undergraduates through faculty and professionals." - D. M. Chirico, York College CUNY, USA, in CHOICE"This volume Read more...

 
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