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Philosophy of mind books

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Internal perception The Role of Bodily Information in Concepts and Word Mastery by Sara Dellantonio, Luigi Pastore Internal perception The Role of Bodily Information in Concepts and Word Mastery
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This book investigates how bodily information contributes to categorization processes for at least some conceptual classes and thus to the individual mastery of meanings for at least some word classes. The bodily information considered is mainly that provided by the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

I am Not a Brain Philosophy of Mind for the 21st Century by Markus Gabriel I am Not a Brain Philosophy of Mind for the 21st Century

Many consider the nature of human consciousness to be one of the last great unsolved mysteries.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Mind Your Consciousness is What and Where? by Mind Your Consciousness is What and Where?

Eminent philosopher Ted Honderich presents a captivating introduction to his new and revolutionary theory of mind, 'Actualism'.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding by Mark Johnson Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding

Mark Johnson is one of the great thinkers of our time on how the body shapes the mind. This book brings together a selection of essays from the past two decades that build a powerful argument that any scientifically and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding by Mark Johnson Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding

Mark Johnson is one of the great thinkers of our time on how the body shapes the mind. This book brings together a selection of essays from the past two decades that build a powerful argument that any scientifically and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Neither Ghost nor Machine The Emergence and Nature of Selves by Jeremy Sherman, Terrence Deacon Neither Ghost nor Machine The Emergence and Nature of Selves
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If the universe is aimless, how do selves and aims emerge? Why do living beings have aims when inanimate things do not? Current science encourages us to reject the ghost-in-the-machine explanation-that something called spirit, soul, mind, or will was somehow...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Neither Ghost nor Machine The Emergence and Nature of Selves by Jeremy Sherman, Terrence Deacon Neither Ghost nor Machine The Emergence and Nature of Selves
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If the universe is aimless, how do selves and aims emerge? Why do living beings have aims when inanimate things do not? Current science encourages us to reject the ghost-in-the-machine explanation-that something called spirit, soul, mind, or will was somehow...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Limits of Free Will by Paul Russell The Limits of Free Will

The Limits of Free Will contains a selection of papers concerning free will and moral responsibility. The problems arising in this field of philosophy, which are deeply rooted in the history of the subject, are also intimately related to a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Wittgenstein and Davidson on Language, Thought, and Action by Claudine Verheggen Wittgenstein and Davidson on Language, Thought, and Action

First book-length comparative study of Wittgenstein's and Davidson's philosophies, exploring their similarities and demonstrating their continuing relevance to modern debates.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

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Psychosyntax The Nature of Grammar and its Place in the Mind by David Pereplyotchik Psychosyntax The Nature of Grammar and its Place in the Mind

This volume examines two main questions: What is linguistics about? And how do the results of linguistic theorizing bear on inquiry in related fields, particularly in psychology? The book develops views that depart from received wisdom in both philosophy and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett by Bryce Huebner The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett

The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett explores the intellectual significance of Daniel C. Dennett's 45 years of philosophical research, while providing a critical and constructive overview of Dennett's stance-based methodology and his claims about metal representation, consciousness, cultural evolution, and religion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Imagination and Social Perspectives Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology by Michela Summa Imagination and Social Perspectives Approaches from Phenomenology and Psychopathology

This book investigates the phenomenon of perspectival flexibility in its different facets and with particular attention to social experience. Our experience of other individuals goes hand in hand with the awareness that they have a unique perspective on the experienced...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Hume's True Scepticism by Donald C. (University of Toronto) Ainslie Hume's True Scepticism

David Hume is famous as a sceptic but the nature of his scepticism is hard to pin down. Donald Ainslie provides the first sustained interpretation of Hume's deepest engagement with sceptical arguments, in his Treatise, which argues that, while reason...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Silence In the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge Silence In the Age of Noise

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Quietly, wisely, Silence makes a case for dumbing the din of modern life, and learning to listen again' Robert MacfarlaneWhat is silence?Where can it be found?Why is it more important than ever?Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge once spent fifty...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality by Kirk Ludwig The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality

The Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality provides a wide-ranging survey of topics in a rapidly expanding area of interdisciplinary research. It consists of 36 chapters, written exclusively for this volume, by an international team of experts. What is distinctive about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Philosophy of Sex Contemporary Readings by Raja Halwani The Philosophy of Sex Contemporary Readings

This best-selling volume examines the nature, morality, and social meanings of contemporary sexual phenomena. Updated and new discussion questions offer students starting points for debate in both the classroom and the bedroom.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Philosophy of Sex Contemporary Readings by Raja Halwani The Philosophy of Sex Contemporary Readings

This best-selling volume examines the nature, morality, and social meanings of contemporary sexual phenomena. Updated and new discussion questions offer students starting points for debate in both the classroom and the bedroom.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

From Conflict to Dialogue Examining Western and Islamic Approaches in Psychology of Religion: A Special Issue of the International Journal for the Psychology of Religion by Raymond F. Paloutzian From Conflict to Dialogue Examining Western and Islamic Approaches in Psychology of Religion: A Special Issue of the International Journal for the Psychology of Religion

If the psychology of religion is to encompass all religions worldwide, then dialogue between researchers having different cultural perspectives is indispensable. The challenge is to neither present one's view as apologetic, nor to discard the perspectives of others as apologetic,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Subject's Matter Self-Consciousness and the Body by Frederique De Vignemont The Subject's Matter Self-Consciousness and the Body

The body may be the object we know the best. It is the only object from which we constantly receive a flow of information through sight and touch; and it is the only object we can experience from the inside,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Living with Robots by Paul Dumouchel Living with Robots

Living with Robots recounts a foundational shift in robotics, from artificial intelligence to artificial empathy, and foreshadows an inflection point in human evolution. As robots engage with people in socially meaningful ways, social robotics probes the nature of the human...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Self, Culture and Consciousness Interdisciplinary Convergences on Knowing and Being by Sangeetha Menon Self, Culture and Consciousness Interdisciplinary Convergences on Knowing and Being

This volume brings together the primary challenges for 21st century cognitive sciences and cultural neuroscience in responding to the nature of human identity, self, and evolution of life itself. Through chapters devoted to intricate but focused models, empirical findings, theories,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

From Plural to Institutional Agency Collective Action by Kirk Ludwig From Plural to Institutional Agency Collective Action

Kirk Ludwig presents a philosophical account of institutional action, such as action by corporations and nation states. He argues that it can be fully understood in terms of the agency of individuals, and concepts derived from our understanding of individual...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Lost Knowledge of the Imagination by Gary Lachman Lost Knowledge of the Imagination

Explores the world of human imagination, and shows how, far from it being about 'make believe', imagination is an essential way that we engage with reality.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Art and Belief by Paul Noordhof Art and Belief

Art and Belief presents new work at the intersection of philosophy of mind and philosophy of art. Topics include the cognitive contributions artworks can make, the phenomenon of fictional persuasion, and the nature of aesthetic testimony, and the relation between...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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Consciousness and Fundamental Reality by Philip (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Central European University) Goff Consciousness and Fundamental Reality
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The first half of this book argues that physicalism cannot account for consciousness, and hence cannot be true. The second half explores and defends Russellian monism, a radical alternative to both physicalism and dualism. The view that emerges combines panpsychism...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Brentano's Mind by Mark (Professor of Philosophy, King's College London) Textor Brentano's Mind
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Mark Textor presents a critical study of the work of one of the most important thinkers of the 19th century. How is the mental distinct from the physical? What must awareness of seeing, hearing, etc. be like to be infallible?...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Thinking Outside the Brain Box Why Humans Are Not Biological Computers by Arie Bos Thinking Outside the Brain Box Why Humans Are Not Biological Computers

A revealing book which challenges the prevailing materialist worldview and explores the true nature of the human brain.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Language The Legacy of the Philosophical Investigations by Thomas (Trinity College, Dublin) McNally Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Language The Legacy of the Philosophical Investigations
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This book engages with the later arguments of this major philosopher to examine his significant impact on our understanding of language.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Radicalizing Enactivism Basic Minds without Content by Daniel D. (Professor of Philosophical Psychology, University of Wollongong) Hutto, Erik (Professor, Universiteit Antwerpe Myin Radicalizing Enactivism Basic Minds without Content
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Most of what humans do and experience is best understood in terms of dynamically unfolding interactions with the environment. Many philosophers and cognitive scientists now acknowledge the critical importance of situated, environment-involving embodied engagements as a means of understanding basic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Outside Color Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy by Mazviita (Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh) Chirimuuta Outside Color Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy
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Is color real or illusory, mind independent or mind dependent? Does seeing in color give us a true picture of external reality? The metaphysical debate over color has gone on at least since the seventeenth century. In this book, M....
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Enactivist Interventions Rethinking the Mind by Shaun (University of Memphis, Moss Professor of Excellence in Philosophy) Gallagher Enactivist Interventions Rethinking the Mind
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Enactivist Interventions is an interdisciplinary work that explores how theories of embodied cognition illuminate many aspects of the mind, including perception, affect, and action. Gallagher argues that the brain is not secluded from the world or isolated in its own...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Cognitive Science by Eric Margolis The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Cognitive Science

This volume offers an overview of the philosophy of cognitive science that balances breadth and depth, with chapters covering every aspect of the psychology and cognitive anthropology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century by Jeffrey A. Bell Beyond the Analytic-Continental Divide Pluralist Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century

This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions-one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust, and institutional barriers to the development of common concerns and problems. Rather than rehearsing the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Philosophy of Emotion by Aaron Ben-Ze'ev Philosophy of Emotion

Emotions punctuate almost all significant events in our lives, but their nature, causes, and consequences are among the least well understood aspects of human experience. It is easier to express emotions than to describe them and even harder to analyse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Value Reasoning On the Pragmatic Rationality of Evaluation by Nicholas Rescher Value Reasoning On the Pragmatic Rationality of Evaluation

This book is a survey of key issues in the theory of evaluation aimed at exhibiting and clarifying the rational nature of the thought-procedures involved. By means of theoretical analysis and explanatory case studies, this volume shows how evaluation is-or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Break Your Self Help Addiction by Brian D. Ridgway Break Your Self Help Addiction

What if self-improvement is booby-trapped?And what if there is actually a way to change one's life - in all areas, all at once - by finding and shifting the ONE hidden issue that has been creating all of the stuckness...
Format: eBook - Released: 18/07/2017

The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds by Kristin Andrews The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds

While philosophers have been interested in animals since ancient times, in the last few decades the subject of animal minds has emerged as a major topic in philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Animal Minds is an outstanding reference...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

The Parva naturalia in Greek, Arabic and Latin Aristotelianism Supplementing the Science of the Soul by Borje Byden The Parva naturalia in Greek, Arabic and Latin Aristotelianism Supplementing the Science of the Soul

This book investigates Aristotelian psychology through his works and commentaries on them, including De Sensu, De Memoria and De Somno et Vigilia. Authors present original research papers inviting readers to consider the provenance of Aristotelian ideas and interpretations of them,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/07/2017

Kant and the Philosophy of Mind Perception, Reason, and the Self by Andrew Stephenson Kant and the Philosophy of Mind Perception, Reason, and the Self

The fourteen original essays in this volume explore Kant's writings on the mind, covering such topics as intuition, imagination, inner sense, self-consciousness, and the will. These are central to any understanding of Kant's critical philosophy and of continuing relevance to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

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