Matter and Consciousness: A Contemporary Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind
In Matter and Consciousness, Paul Churchland clearly presents theadvantages and disadvantages of such difficult issues in philosophy of mind as behaviorism,reductive materialism, functionalism, and eliminative materialism. This new edition incorporates thestriking developments that have taken place in neuroscience, cognitive science, and artificialintelligence and notes their expanding relevance to philosophicalissues.
Churchland organizes and clarifies the new theoretical and experimentalresults of the natural sciences for a wider philosophical audience, observing that this researchbears directly on questions concerning the basic elements of cognitive activity and theirimplementation in real physical systems. (How is it, he asks, that living creatures perform somecognitive tasks so swiftly and easily, where computers do them only badly or not at all?) Mostsignificant for philosophy, Churchland asserts, is the support these results tend to give to thereductive and the eliminative versions of materialism.
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Churchland has written an exceptionally clear discussion of various theories of the mind - weaving together philosophy and science. He takes a clearly materialist line, but even if you do not agree ...
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A detailed, point-by-point overview of classifications of philosophical theories and meta-theories of consciousness, along with criticisms. And then neuroscience! In conclusion, ?
The Epistemological Problem
Parallel Distributed Processing
The Expansion of Introspective Consciousness
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