Philosophy of Mind Products

  • Plant Minds

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Chauncey Maher

    The idea that plants have minds can sounds improbable, but some widely respected contemporary scientists and philosophers find it plausible. It turns out to be rather tricky to vindicate the presumption that plants do not have minds, for doing so requires getting clear about what plants can do…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • The Clinician, the Brain, and 'I'

    Neuroscientific findings and the subjective self in clinical practice

    By Tony Schneider

    The clinician needs to make sense of many client experiences in the course of daily practice: do these experiences reflect the simple product of complex neurochemical activity, or do they represent another dynamic involving the subjective self? When research findings from the neurosciences are…

    Paperback – 2017-01-07 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Self-Reflection for the Opaque Mind

    An Essay in Neo-Sellarsian Philosophy

    By T. Parent

    This volume attempts to solve a grave problem about critical self-reflection. The worry is that we critical thinkers are all in "epistemic bad faith" in light of what psychology tells us. After all, the research shows not merely that we are bad at detecting "ego-threatening" thoughts à la Freud. It…

    Hardback – 2016-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • An Analysis of Knowing

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1958, this book focuses on the meaning, interpretation, and use of the verb ‘to know’. In our daily lives we are often claiming to know this or not to know that; and it is not therefore surprising that the verb has played a major role in philosophical speculation from Plato down…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Analysis of Morals

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1960, this book is intended to be a concise but complete treatise on Ethics. In the course of our lives we all face moral problems. Some of these we solve easily, some with difficulty and some not at all. It is the job of the moral philosopher to examine the general nature of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Psychological Governance and Public Policy

    Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

    Edited by Jessica Pykett, Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead

    There have been significant developments in the state of psychological, neuroscientific and behavioural scientific knowledge relating to the human mind, brain, action and decision-making over the past two decades. These developments have influenced public policy making and popular culture in the UK…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Towards a Deeper Understanding of Consciousness

    Selected works of Max Velmans

    By Max Velmans

    In the World Library of Psychologists series, international experts themselves present career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, and their major practical theoretical contributions. In this volume Max Velmans…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge
    World Library of Psychologists

  • Matter, Mind and Meaning

    By Whately Carington

    This volume is concerned with the philosophical foundations of Psychical Research. Traditional metaphysical theories have led to apparently insoluble problems concerning the nature of mind, of matter and the relation between the two. The author holds that these theories arise from misconception…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • Brain and Mind

    Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind

    Edited by 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. Coming from different philosophical outlooks as well as subjects, these…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • The Mind and the Soul

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

    By Jenny Teichman

    The concepts of mind and soul have occupied the thoughts of philosophers throughout the ages and have given rise to numerous conflicting theories. This book provides an incisive and stimulating introduction to central tropics in the philosophy of mind. The author writes about the differences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

  • Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By 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. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

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