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Body, Soul, Mind, and Spirit

Anthony Kenny

in The Metaphysics of Mind

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192830708
eISBN:
9780191670527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192830708.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Everyone, at one time or another, is inclined to think of the mind as an inner landscape, a more or less mysterious region which needs to be explored and mapped. This chapter evaluates this metaphor ... More


The Myth of Intelligence: Smartness Isn’t Like Height

Gregory M. Walton

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter, which draws on recent work in psychology to demonstrate the socially situated nature of human intelligence, shows that intellectual performance is not simply lodged within individuals' ... More


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