Books in category Philosophy – Mind & Body

  • Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind
    Kenneth Sayre

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour.

  • One Century of Karl Jaspers General Psychopathology

    One Century of Karl Jaspers’ General Psychopathology
    Giovanni Stanghellini, Thomas Fuchs

    This volume brings together leading psychiatrists and philosophers to discuss and evaluate the impact of this volume, its relevance today, and the legacy it left. "Jaspers' General Psychopathology is not an easy text to read.

  • Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy

    Why Does Language Matter to Philosophy?
    Ian Hacking

    The book will provide students with a stimulating, broad survey of problems in the theory of meaning and the development of philosophy, particularly in this century.

  • The Oxford Handbook of Universal Grammar

    The Oxford Handbook of Universal Grammar
    Ian Roberts

    This handbook provides a critical guide to the most central proposition in modern linguistics: the notion, generally known as Universal Grammar, that a universal set of structural principles underlies the grammatical diversity of the world …

  • The Retrieval of Ethics

    The Retrieval of Ethics
    Talbot Brewer

    The first main theme of the book is that contemporary ethical theorists have focused too narrowly on actions and the discrete episodes of deliberation through which we choose them, and that the subject matter of the field looks quite …

  • The Oxford Handbook of German Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century

    The Oxford Handbook of German Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century
    Michael N. Forster, Kristin Gjesdal

    The Oxford Handbook of German Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century is the first collective critical study of this important period in intellectual history. The volume is divided into four parts.

  • Brain and Mind

    Brain and Mind
    J. R. Smythies

    Presenting some modern views on the problem of the nature of mind and its relationship to the brain, this book, published in 1965, brings together contributors from various disciplines which are affected by this issue.

  • Embodiment

    Justin E.H. Smith

    Relatedly, what is the relationship of embodiment to being and to individuality? Is embodiment a necessary condition of being? Of being an individual? What are the theological dimensions of embodiment?

  • Critical Consciousness

    Critical Consciousness
    Elena Mustakova-Possardt

    This volume describes a new level of understanding of human motivation, and individual and collective human spiritual potential at the turn of the 21st century.

  • Creating Internet Intelligence

    Creating Internet Intelligence
    Ben Goertzel

    The book should be of interest to computer scientists, philosophers, and social scientists, and more generally to anyone concerned about the nature of the mind, or the evolution of computer and Internet technology and its effect on human …

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