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Matter and mind : a philosophical inquiry

Author: Mario Bunge
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2010.
Series: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 0287
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book tackles two of the oldest and hardest questions in both science and philosophy: `What is matter?' and `What is mind?' As the debate rages between idealists and materialists, the volume  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Bunge
ISBN: 9789048192243 9048192242
OCLC Number: 868273288
Description: XLVI, 426 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface,1 Philosophy as Worldview,02 Classical Matter: Bodies and Fields,03 Quantum Matter: Weird but Real, 04 General Concept of Matter, 05 Levels of organization, 06 Naturalism, 07 Materialism, 08 The Mind-Body Problem, 09 Minding Matter: The Plastic Brain, 10 Mind and Society, 11 Cognition and Free Will, 12 Brain and Computer: Hardware/Software Dualism, 13 Knowledge: Genuine and Bogus, Appendices, Indexes
Series Title: Boston studies in the philosophy of science, 0287
Responsibility: by Mario Bunge.

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