The Character of Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

New York: Oxford University Press (1996)
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The Character of Mind provides a sweeping and accessible general introduction to the philosophy of mind. Colin McGinn covers all of the main topics--the mind-body problem, the nature of acquaintance, the relation between thought and language, agency, and the self.In particular, McGinn addresses the issue of consciousness, and the difficulty of combining the two very different perspectives on the mind that arise from introspection and from the observation of other people. This second edition has been updated with three new cutting-edge chapters on consciousness, content, and cognitive science to make it the reader of choice on this vital topic
Keywords Consciousness  Language  Metaphysics  Mind
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Reprint years 1997
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Call number BF38.M39 1997
ISBN(s) 0198752083   9780198752080
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