David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The Owl of Minerva 39 (1-2):55-86 (2007)
The logical investigation of thinking must not be confused with inquiry into the mental reality of thought, which properly falls within the philosophy of mind. Hegel provides an important, but much neglected contribution towards accounting for the psychological conditions of reason by detailing in his Philosophy of Subjective Spirit how intelligence can progress from representation to thought. By thinking through Hegel’s argument, we can comprehend why thinking is a matter of intelligence rather than consciousness, why representation cannot provide the universality of conceptualization, and how semiotic imagination enables intelligence to leave representation behind and enter the domain of thought, unencumbered by the opposition of consciousness. Through this result, the philosophy of mind can account for the psychological conditions of its own theorizing
|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
Richard Dien Winfield (2009). Hegel and Mind: Rethinking Philosophical Psychology. Palgrave Macmillan.
Hector Ferreiro (1999). El Concepto de Representación En la Filosofía de Hegel. Escritos de Filosofía 35:99-130.
Robb Edward Eason (2007). Commentary on Richard Dien Winfield's From Representation to Thought. The Owl of Minerva 39 (1-2):87-93.
Angela Mendelovici (2010). Mental Representation and Closely Conflated Topics. Dissertation, Princeton University
Tim Crane (2003). The Mechanical Mind: A Philosophical Introduction to Minds, Machines, and Mental Representation. Routledge.
David Papineau (1987). Reality and Representation. B. Blackwell.
Hugh Clapin (ed.) (2002). Philosophy of Mental Representation. Oxford University Press.
Mark Andrew DeBellis (1995). Music and Conceptualization. Cambridge University Press.
Robert Stalnaker (1993). What is the Representation Theory of Thinking?: A Comment on William G. Lycan. Mind and Language 8 (3):423-430.
Uriah Kriegel (2013). Two Notions of Mental Representation. In U. Kriegel (ed.), Current Controversies in Philosophy of Mind. Routledge. 161-179.
Grant R. Gillett (1992). Representation, Meaning, and Thought. Oxford University Press.
Kristina Musholt (2013). Self-Consciousness and Nonconceptual Content. Philosophical Studies 163 (3):649-672.
Andrew R. Bailey (2007). Representation and a Science of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 14 (1):62-76.
William S. Robinson (1999). Representation and Cognitive Explanation. In Understanding Representation in the Cognitive Sciences: Does Representation Need Reality, Riegler. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Pub.
Danilo Dantas (2009). What (and How) Was I Thinking?: On Memory of Past Thoughts. Intuitio 2 (2):103-107.
Added to index2012-03-18
Total downloads7 ( #263,048 of 1,696,507 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #113,165 of 1,696,507 )
How can I increase my downloads?