Designed specifically for students with no background knowledge in the subject, this accessible introduction covers all of the basic concepts and major theories. Title. Philosophy of mind: a beginner’s guide /​ Ian Ravenscroft. Author. Ravenscroft, Ian. Published. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, Content. Philosophy of Mind by Ian Ravenscroft, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Description Philosophy of Mind: The computational theory of mind 6. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. It is very izn written and clearly laid out with end of chapter questions that make you aware of the key terms and concepts.


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Fairly easy and accessible; tends to treat certain subjects without underlining the connections between them e. A Beginner’s Guide oof the most accessible introduction to philosophy of mind available. The National Library may be able to supply you with a photocopy or electronic copy of all or part of this item, for a fee, depending on copyright restrictions.

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A Guide and Anthology. Arguments for methodological behaviorism Arguments against methodological behaviorism The identity theory More about the identity theory Arguments in favor of the identity theory Evidence from deficit studies Arguments against the identity theory Reductive and nonreductive physicalism Functionalism Introducing functionalism – Functionalism and brain states Functionalism and the six features of mental states Two famous arguments against functionalism Eliminativism and fictionalism From theory to reality Introducing eliminativism Eliminativism about mental states Anti-eliminativist arguments Fictionalism Part II: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.


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