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Matters of Mind
Consciousness, Reason and Nature

ISBN 9780415238007
Published November 7, 2000 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

Matters of Mind examines the mind-body problem. It offers a chapter by chapter analysis of debates surrounding the problem, including visual experience, consciousness and the problem of Zombies and Ghosts. It will prove invaluable for those interested in epistemology, philosophy of mind and cognitive science.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Visual Experience 2. Explaining Qualia 3. Content and Warrant 4. Warrant and Reliability 5. Zombies and Ghosts 6. Physicalims and Overdetermination

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Scott Sturgeon is Lecturer in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.


The six chapters of this well-written book can be read separately, or as a unity leading to Sturgeon's "Wait-and-See view" in the mind-body debate.' - Journal of Consciousness Studies