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Revival: Mind and Body: A Criticism of Psychophysical Parallelism (1927)





ISBN 9781138568761
Published January 29, 2019 by Routledge
184 Pages

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Book Description

This little book is not a text-book of psychology. It is exclusively concerned with one particular psychological problem, a problem, however, that stands at the very centre of psychology. The relations between mind and body are analysed; that is to say, the following three psychedelic problems are successively raised: What is the mind? What is the body? What are the relations between mind and body? But it is only the third problem which is extensively dealt with; the first two are only briefly defined.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Critique of Psychophysical Parallelism  1. The Problem  2. General Arguments For and Against the Parallelistic Theory  3. The Origin of the Mental  4. Action as a Non-Mechanical Natural Phenomenon  5. The Theory of the Structure of the Mental  6. The General Meaning of ‘Canon of the Correspondence of the Degrees of Manifoldness’ An Intercalary Investigation  Part 2: The Body, the Mind, and their Relation 1. The Body  2. Derivation of the Concept ‘My Mind’

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