Consciousness and the Mind-Body Problem A Reader

ISBN-10: 0199739242

ISBN-13: 9780199739240

Edition: 2011

Authors: Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell

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Book details

List price: $28.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Challenge for Physicalism
"Naming and Necessity" (excerpt)
"What Is It Like to Be a Bat?"
"Epiphenomenal Qualia"; and "Postscript"
"In Defense of Mind-Body Dualism"
"Consciousness and Its Place in Nature" (revised version)
Physicalist Responses
A priori Physicalism
"Jackson on Physical Information and Qualia"
"Phenomenal Concepts and the Knowledge Argument" (excerpt)
"Postscript to 'Mad Pain and Martian Pain'"
"Ten Arguments against Nemirow and Lewis"
"What Robo Mary Knows"
"Phenomenal Knowledge without Experience"B. A posteriori Physicalism
"Phenomenal States" (revised version, excerpt)
"Phenomenal and Perceptual Concepts"
"Phenomenal Concepts and the Explanatory Gap" (revised version)
"There are Fewer Things in Reality than are Dreamt of in Chalmers' Philosophy"
"The Ontology of Subjective Physicalism"C. Representationalism
"Precis of Ten Problems of Consciousness"; and "Response to Discussants" (excerpt)
"Is Experience just Representing?"
"What's so Transparent about Transparency?"
"Mind and Illusion"
"Does Representationalism Undermine the Knowledge Argument?"
Alternative Responses
"Rigid Designators and Mind-Brain Identity" (excerpt)
"Realistic Monism: Why Physicalism Entails Panpsychism"
"Experiences Don't Sum"
The Significance of Ignorance
"Can We Solve The Mind-Body Problem?"
"The Mysterian Version of The Epistemic View" (excerpt); and "Precis of
"The Knowledge Argument and Introspective Inaccuracy"
"Post-Physicalism"
"Physicalism, Old School"
Mental Causation
"The Case for Materialism" (excerpt)
"The Rejection of Immaterial Minds: A Causal Argument"
"The Paradox of Phenomenal Judgment" (excerpt)
"Exclusion Again" (excerpt)
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