David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophical Psychology 10 (4):517 – 521 (1997)
Delivered only months before his death, the Gifford Lectures allowed Donald MacKay to clarify and to emphasize his views on many important issues. MacKay stressed the primacy of personal experience and the differences between persons, brains, and machines. These positions are reviewed here, as are some of the reasons why MacKay may remain relatively unknown among American psychologists, philosophers, and neuroscientists.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
C. A. Campbell (1962). Blanshard's Gifford Lectures. [REVIEW] Philosophy 37 (141):263 - 268.
Donald M. Mackay (1952). Mentality in Machines. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 26:61-86.
Eugene Thomas Long (1995). The Gifford Lectures and the Scottish Personal Idealists. Review of Metaphysics 49 (2):365 - 395.
Donald M. Mackay (1980). Brains, Machines And Persons. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans.
David A. Washburn & Michael J. Rulon (1997). Under His Microscope: Donald M. MacKay. Philosophical Psychology 10 (4):471 – 472.
Donald M. Mackay (1985). Machines, Brains, and Persons. Zygon 20 (December):401-412.
John Rawls (2007). Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
David A. Washburn (1997). The MacKay-Skinner Debate: A Case for “Nothing Buttery”. Philosophical Psychology 10 (4):473 – 479.
Thomas E. Ludwig (1997). Selves and Brains: Tracing a Path Between Interactionism and Materialism. Philosophical Psychology 10 (4):489-495.
Warren S. Brown (1997). Mac Kay's View of Conscious Agents in Dialogue: Speculations on the Embodiment of Soul. Philosophical Psychology 10 (4):497 – 505.
Added to index2010-05-07
Total downloads7 ( #192,693 of 1,100,004 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #190,060 of 1,100,004 )
How can I increase my downloads?