Intentional Implications: The Impact of a Reduction of Mind on Philosophy

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University Press of America, 1994 - Philosophy - 156 pages
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This book is an examination of the implications of a mature Humean-Sartrean analysis of mind, including its impact on perception, personal identity, weakness of the will, and cognitivism. Contents: INTRODUCTION; TERMS; Identity; Existence; Knowledge; Paradigmatic Uses of Material Identity; Qualities; Universals; Indiscernibility; Substance; Change; AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; PERSONAL IDENTITY; THE GIVEN; Theory Neutral Observations; Logical Entailments of the Absence of a Given; Materialism; THE DREAM ARGUMENT; AKRASIA; The Problem; The Nature of Desiring; COGNITIVISM; APPENDICES.
 

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Terms
1
Identity
4
Existence
6
Knowledge
12
Paradigmatic Uses of Material Identity
16
Qualities
17
Universals
18
Indiscernibility
21
The Given
71
Theory Neutral Observations
72
Logical Entailments of the Absence of a Given
76
Materialism
78
The Dream Argument
89
Akrasia
103
The Problem
105
The Nature of Desiring
113

Substance
22
Change
26
An Historical Perspective
39
Personal Identity
59
Cognitivism
119
Trancendental Arguments
135
The Structure of Relations
141
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