Psychology: Philosophy of Mind

  • The Developing Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Developing Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Stephen Butterfill

    The development of children’s minds raises fundamental psychological and scientific questions, from how we are able to know about and describe basic aspects of the world such as words, numbers and colours to how we come to grasp causes, actions and intentions. This is the first book to properly…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Developing Magical Consciousness book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    By Susan E.J. Greenwood

    Whilst there are many different cultural expressions of magical consciousness, there are some underlying fundamental aspects that are common to all, aspects that have been historically under recognised by science. Although a different mode of thought to analysis, magical consciousness is considered…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep book cover

    Understanding Sleep

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep

    By Eric L. Hsu

    In Understanding Sleep: An Introduction to the Sociology of Sleep, Eric L. Hsu provides a clear and critical analysis of the new sociological study of sleep. Once a much-neglected topic for social researchers, sleep has increasingly become an important issue within the discipline of sociology since…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Antinomies

  • Delusions and Beliefs: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Delusions and Beliefs

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Kengo Miyazono

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • New Paradigm Psychology of Reasoning: Basic and applied perspectives book cover

    New Paradigm Psychology of Reasoning

    Basic and applied perspectives

    Edited by Shira Elqayam, Jean-François Bonnefon, David E. Over

    In recent years the psychology of reasoning has undergone radical change, which can only be seen as a Kuhn-style scientific revolution. This shift has been dubbed ‘New Paradigm’. For years, psychologists of reasoning focused on binary truth values and regarded the influence of belief as a bias. In…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • The Social Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Jane Suilin Lavelle

    We spend a lot of time thinking about other people: their motivations, what they are thinking, why they want particular things. Sometimes we are aware of it, but it often occurs without conscious thought, and we can respond appropriately to other people's thoughts in a diverse range of situations.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Supposition and the Imaginative Realm: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Supposition and the Imaginative Realm

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Margherita Arcangeli

    Supposition is frequently invoked in many fields within philosophy, including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and epistemology. However, there is a striking lack of consensus about the nature of supposition. What is supposition? Is supposition a sui generis type of mental…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Growth of Mind book cover

    The Growth of Mind

    By Neville Symington

    The Growth of Mind is the product of a series of ten lectures by Neville Symington. It offers an understanding of the mind and its capacity to discover truth, establishing this as the foundation stone for our judgment and critique of the human world. Although the book’s field of exploration lies in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Lectures on Perception: An Ecological Perspective book cover

    Lectures on Perception

    An Ecological Perspective

    By Michael T. Turvey

    Lectures on Perception: An Ecological Perspective addresses the generic principles by which each and every kind of life form—from single celled organisms (e.g., difflugia) to multi-celled organisms (e.g., primates)—perceives the circumstances of their living so that they can behave adaptively. It…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Embodied Emotions: A Naturalist Approach to a Normative Phenomenon book cover

    Embodied Emotions

    A Naturalist Approach to a Normative Phenomenon

    By Rebekka Hufendiek

    In this book, Rebekka Hufendiek explores emotions as embodied, action-oriented representations, providing a non-cognitivist theory of emotions that accounts for their normative dimensions. Embodied Emotions focuses not only on the bodily reactions involved in emotions, but also on the environment…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences book cover

    Phenomenology of Thinking

    Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences

    Edited by Thiemo Breyer, Christopher Gutland

    This book draws connections between recent advances in analytic philosophy of mind and insights from the rich phenomenological tradition concerning the nature of thinking. By combining both analytic and continental approaches, the volume arrives at a more comprehensive understanding of the mental…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Epiphenomenal Mind: An Integrated Outlook on Sensations, Beliefs, and Pleasure book cover

    Epiphenomenal Mind

    An Integrated Outlook on Sensations, Beliefs, and Pleasure

    By William S. Robinson

    According to epiphenomenalism, our behavior is caused by events in our brains that also cause our mentality. This resulting mentality reflects our brains’ organization, but does not in turn cause anything. This book defends an epiphenomenalist account of philosophy of mind. It builds on the author’…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

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