Kagaku Tetsugaku 44 (1):75-90 (2011)

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In Kagaku no Sekai to Kokoro no Tetsugaku, Mr.Michio Kobayashi features on Descartes' theory of minds as "subjecitive-active consciousness", and defends it against the materialist movement. I show that Kobayashi's method has a difficulty for defending existence of our minds because Descartes didn't allow the scientific investigation of our mental experience from outside,and so cannot appropriately grasp the significance of other minds.
Keywords Descartes  subjectivity  materialism  consciousness
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DOI 10.4216/jpssj.44.1_75
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