A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006 - Philosophy - 227 pages
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A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind is written to engage the beginning student, offering a balanced, accessible entrée into a notoriously complex field of inquiry. Crumley introduces four core areas in contemporary philosophy of the mind: the mind/body problem, mental content (intentionality), mental causation, and the nature of consciousness. The book is distinctive in its further coverage of such fascinating topics as the nature of mental images, theories of concepts, and whether or not computers can think, as well as brief accounts of the disciplines with which the philosophy of mind is often associated, among them neuroscience and cognitive psychology.

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Jack S. Crumley II is professor of philosophy at The University of San Diego.

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