Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: A Contentiously Classical Approach

Wiley-Blackwell (1997)

Georges Rey
University of Maryland, College Park
This volume is an introduction to contemporary debates in the philosophy of mind. In particular, the author focuses on the controversial "eliminativist" and "instrumentalist" attacks - from philosophers such as of Quine, Dennett, and the Churchlands - on our ordinary concept of mind. In so doing, Rey offers an explication and defense of "mental realism", and shows how Fodor's representational theory of mind affords a compelling account of much of our ordinary mental talk of beliefs, hopes, and desires
Keywords Epistemology  Knowing  Mind
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Call number BD418.3.R69 1997
ISBN(s) 9780631190691   9780631190714   0631190716  
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