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Mechanical Mind A Philosophical Introduction to Minds, Machines and Mental Representation

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ISBN-10: 1138858358

ISBN-13: 9781138858350

Edition: 3rd 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Tim Crane

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How can the human mind represent the external world? What is thought, and can it be studied scientifically? Should we think of the mind as a kind of machine? Is the mind a computer? Can a computer think? Tim Crane sets out to answer these questions and more in a lively and straightforward way, presuming no prior knowledge of philosophy or related disciplines. Since its first publication in 1995, The Mechanical Mind has introduced thousands of people to some of the most important ideas in contemporary philosophy of mind. Crane explains the fundamental ideas that cut across philosophy of mind, artificial intelligence and cognitive science: what the mind-body problem is; what a computer is…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 12/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Tim Crane is Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge.