Theories of Mind: An Introductory Reader
Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 1, 2006 - Philosophy - 270 pages
Intended for introductory classes focusing on philosophy of mind, Theories of Mind includes readings from primary sources, edited to suit the needs of the beginner. Edited selections focus on vivid examples and counter-examples, and meet the needs of instructors concerned with assigning accessible primary source material that can serve as a foundation for more advanced studies in philosophy.
Substance Dualism and Its Contemporary Critics
Selections from Principles of Philosophy
The Concept of Mind
Three Views of the Mind
Computing Machinery and Intelligence
Is the Brains Mind a Computer?
Could a Machine Think?
The Practical Requirements for Making a Conscious Robot
What Is It Like to Be a Bat?
Asymmetries and MindBody Perplexities
Knowing What Its Like
Psychophysical and Theoretical Identifications
The MindBody Problem
Troubles with Functionalism
True Believers The Intentional Strategy and Why it Works
I am Johns Brain
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