Psychology: Philosophy of Mind

  • Understanding Mental Disorders: A Philosophical Approach to the Medicine of the Mind book cover

    Understanding Mental Disorders

    A Philosophical Approach to the Medicine of the Mind, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Lafleur, Christopher Mole, Holly Onclin

    Understanding Mental Disorders aims to help current and future psychiatrists, and those who work with them, to think critically about the ethical, conceptual, and methodological questions that are raised by the theory and practice of psychiatry. It considers questions that concern the mind’s…

    Paperback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • The Listening Self: Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics book cover

    The Listening Self

    Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By David Michael Levin

    Originally published in 1989. In this interdisciplinary study, Dr Levin offers an account of personal growth and self-fulfilment based on the development of our capacity for listening. This book should be of interest to advanced students of critical theory, psychology, cultural studies, ethics,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation: Becoming-Animated book cover

    Affect and Embodied Meaning in Animation

    Becoming-Animated, 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Bissonnette

    This book combines insights from the humanities and modern neuroscience to explore the contribution of affect and embodiment on meaning-making in case studies from animation, video games, and virtual worlds. As we interact more and more with animated characters and avatars in everyday media…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Modernity, Nihilism and Mental Health book cover

    Modernity, Nihilism and Mental Health

    1st Edition

    By Matthew Sarraf, Michael A. Woodley of Menie, Colin Feltham

    The history of modernity is littered with references to an unprecedented existential sickness and the modern age has been blamed repeatedly for widespread alienation, anomie, deracination, disenfranchisement and nihilism. But even after centuries of complaint about these problems, the connections…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • The Founders of Psychical Research book cover

    The Founders of Psychical Research

    1st Edition

    By Alan Gauld

    Originally published in 1968 The Founders of Psychical Research is centred upon the lives and work of Henry Sidgwick, Edmund Gurney and Frederic Myers – prominent in the Society for Psychical Research (S.P.R) - during its early years: it is not a history of the Society. It passes over important…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Persons and their Minds: Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind book cover

    Persons and their Minds

    Towards an Integrative Theory of the Mediated Mind, 1st Edition

    By Svend Brinkmann

    Today’s approaches to the study of the human mind are divided into seemingly opposed camps. On one side we find the neurosciences, with their more or less reductionist research programs, and on the other side we find the cultural and discursive approaches, with their frequent neglect of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-12 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Developing Magical Consciousness book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Social Mind: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    The Social Mind

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Emotion: The Basics book cover

    Emotion: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brady

    While human beings might be rational animals, they are emotional animals as well. Emotions play a central role in all areas of our lives and if we are to have a proper understanding of human life and activity, we ought to have a good grasp of the emotions. Michael S. Brady structures Emotion: The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Delusions and Beliefs: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Delusions and Beliefs

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Kengo Miyazono

    What sort of mental state is a delusion? What causes delusions? Why are delusions pathological? This book examines these questions, which are normally considered separately, in a much-needed exploration of an important and fascinating topic, Kengo Miyazono assesses the philosophical, psychological…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

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

    Supposition and the Imaginative Realm

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Lectures on Perception: An Ecological Perspective book cover

    Lectures on Perception

    An Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-05
    Routledge

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