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Enigma of the Mind The Mind-Body Problem in Contemporary Thought

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ISBN-10: 0521405572

ISBN-13: 9780521405577

Edition: 1995

Authors: Sergio Moravia, Scott Staton

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Sergio Moravia's The Enigma of the Mind (originally published in Italian as L'enigma della mente) offers a broad, lucid, critical and historical survey of one of the fundamental debates in the philosophy of mind: the relationship of mind and body. The book has two central aims--to sketch the major recent contributions to the mind-body problem from philosophers of mind, and, once this framework is established, to articulate a particular interpretation of the mental and the mind-body problem.
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/27/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

The enigma of the mind: introduction to a metaphor
Toward a physical science of the mental
The apogee of physicalism
The obscure relationship
Psychology as alchemy
The mind as function
The mind as property and as event
The mind as language
Speaking in many different ways
The mind as mode of subjective experience
The mind as 'subject' and as 'being-in-the-world'
Appendix: The mental as intentional/'personal' emergence