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 /‚Äč 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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These 2 locations in South Australia: Tim Crane ;hilosophy – Routledge. Avoiding confusion Other kinds of consciousness The knowledge argument Responding to the knowledge argument The explanatory gap Can the explanatory gap be filled? Subjects Philosophy of mind. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

I have relly enjoyed it – everything is as simple as possible, and no simpler. Sep 23, H. University of Notre Dame Australia. This introductory textbook is aimed at students with no background knowledge in the philosophy of mind The organisation of the book into twelve key areas makes this an ideal ravenscoft for course use Chapter summaries, guides to further reading and questions at the end of each chapter stimulate the student and make this book ideal for seminar discussion.

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Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner’s Guide by Ian Ravenscroft

Specifically aimed at students with no background knowledge of the subject, Ravenscroft brings together the basic concepts and major theories of the subject. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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He is now back at Flinders University. Higher Education Skip to main content. Danielle rated it it was amazing May 20, A Metaphysics for Freedom Helen Steward. Topics discussed include dualism, behaviorism, the identity theory, functionalism, the computational theory of mind, connectionism, physicalism, mental causation, and consciousness.

Refresh and try again. 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: An excellent and easy-to-read introduction to the philosophy of mind.

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