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Persons and Their Minds

A Philosophical Investigation

by Elmer W. Sprague

  • 91 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy Of Mind,
  • Philosophy,
  • Mind & Body,
  • Knowledge, Theory of,
  • Thought and thinking

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9690512M
    ISBN 10081339127X
    ISBN 109780813391274

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Personism stems from Wittgenstein and Ryle, takes the agent stance, and restores persons to their proper place as subjects of mental ing lessons taught by Wittgenstein and Ryle, the book offers a running criticism of mindism as it appears in the work of Descartes, Locke, Davidson, Fodor, Hume, Parfit, Dennett, Searle, McGinn, Flanagan, Chalmers, and Baars, and Cited by: 3.

Persons and their Minds seeks to develop an integrative theory of the mind with room for both brain and culture. Brinkmann’s remarkable and thought-provoking work is one of the first books to integrate brain research with phenomenology, social practice studies and actor-network theory, all of which are held together by the concept of the by: 4.

Persons and their Minds seeks to develop an integrative theory of the mind with room for both brain and culture. Brinkmann’s remarkable and thought-provoking work is one of the first books to integrate brain research with phenomenology, social practice studies and actor-network theory, all of which are held together by the concept of the person.

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