Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: A Contentiously Classical Approach

Wiley-Blackwell (1997)

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Georges Rey
University of Maryland, College Park
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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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