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The Metaphysics of Mind

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192830708
eISBN:
9780191670527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192830708.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The year 1989 was the centenary of the birth of Ludwig Wittgenstein. It also saw the fortieth anniversary of the publication of Gilbert Ryle's book The Concept of Mind. Their ideas have had a major ... More


Concepts of mind

Euan M. Macphail

in The Evolution of Consciousness

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503248
eISBN:
9780191686481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503248.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Many of the concepts with which psychologists work have their origins in the writings of the early philosophers. This chapter traces the evolution of major themes in the philosophy of the mind before ... More


Cognitive Engineering: Toward a Workable Concept of Mind

Alex Kirlik

in Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction: Methods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374827
eISBN:
9780199847693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book takes steps toward building what Jerome Bruner referred to as a “workable concept of mind”. It specifically reports the methods and models that can be fruitfully applied to solving ... More


Ontology II: From World–Brain Relation to Consciousness

Georg Northoff

in The Spontaneous Brain: From the Mind-Body to the World-Brain Problem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262038072
eISBN:
9780262346962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262038072.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

How can we account for the existence and reality of consciousness and mental features in general? The present chapter complements the previous one by shifting the focus from the ontological ... More


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