Cambridge University Press (2004)

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Paul Livingston
University of New Mexico
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The problem of explaining consciousness remains a problem about the meaning of language: the ordinary language of consciousness in which we define and express our sensations, thoughts, dreams and memories. This book argues that the problem arises from a quest that has taken shape over the twentieth century, and that the analysis of history provides new resources for understanding and resolving it. Paul Livingston traces the development of the characteristic practices of analytic philosophy to problems about the relationship of experience to linguistic meaning, focusing on the theories of such philosophers as Carnap, Schlick, Neurath, Husserl, Ryle, Putnam, Fodor and Wittgenstein. Clearly written and avoiding technicalities, this book will be eagerly sought out by professionals and graduate students in philosophy and cognitive science.
Keywords Content  Experience  Functionalism  History  Identity  Metaphysics  Structuralism  Husserl  Ryle, G  Schlick
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Call number B105.C477.L58 2004
ISBN(s) 9780511497957   9780521838207   0521838207   0521122678
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