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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There probably is room for such a book, perhaps as an overview for people not studying the subject of philosophy who just want to know a little of what it is all about, but it strikes me as lacking as an in This is a fairly good overview of the subject, covering several different areas. Oxford University Press Soroosh rated it really liked it Sep 13, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
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Isak Nyman rated it really liked it Mar 09, Mind as machine 6: Return to Book Page. Varieties of consciousness 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 – Ravensdroft and brain states Functionalism and the six features of mental ravenscroftt Two famous arguments against functionalism Eliminativism and fictionalism From theory to reality Introducing eliminativism Eliminativism about mental states Anti-eliminativist arguments Fictionalism Part II: InIan moved to the Philosophy Department at King’s College London, where he directed the graduate program in the philosophy of mental disorder.
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