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Torin Alter - Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem: A Reader - 9780199739240 - V9780199739240
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Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem: A Reader

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Description for Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem: A Reader Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: HPM; JMT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 232 x 190 x 15. Weight in Grams: 610.
Over the past three decades, the challenge that conscious experience poses to physicalism--the widely held view that the universe is a completely physical system--has provoked a growing debate in philosophy of mind studies and given rise to a great deal of literature on the subject. Ideal for courses in consciousness and the philosophy of mind, Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem: A Reader presents thirty-three classic and contemporary readings, organized into five sections that cover the major issues in this debate: the challenge for physicalism, physicalist responses, alternative responses, the significance of ignorance, and mental causation. Edited by ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
Number of Pages
400
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780199739240
SKU
V9780199739240
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99-1

About Torin Alter
Torin Alter is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama. Robert J. Howell is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Southern Methodist University.

Reviews for Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem: A Reader
"An extremely well-conceived collection. One of the book's greatest strengths is the editors' choice to organize it around one of the most important problems in contemporary theorizing about consciousness
the hard problem of consciousness
and the central treatments of that problem. This book has the potential to be used in a very wide range of courses. It will have a wide readership ... Read more

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