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Rules, Reason, and Self-Knowledge

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ISBN-10: 0674067088

ISBN-13: 9780674067080

Edition: 2012

Authors: Julia Tanney

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Julia Tanney offers a sustained criticism of today’s canon in philosophy of mind, which conceives the workings of the rational mind as the outcome of causal interactions between mental states that have their bases in the brain. With its roots in physicalism and functionalism, this widely accepted view provides the philosophical foundation for the cardinal tenet of the cognitive sciences: that cognition is a form of information-processing. Rules, Reason, and Self-Knowledge presents a challenge not only to the cognitivist approach that has dominated philosophy and the special sciences for the last fifty years but, more broadly, to metaphysical-empirical approaches to the study of the…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/8/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

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