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The Mind-Body Problem

An Opinionated Introduction

by D., M. Armstrong

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Philosophy,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Philosophy / Humanism,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Mind and body

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesFocus Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8024972M
    ISBN 100813390575
    ISBN 109780813390574

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An argument for a Copernican revolution in our consideration of mental features—a shift in which the world-brain problem supersedes the mind-body problem. Philosophers have long debated the mind-body problem—whether to attribute such mental features as consciousness to mind or to body.

Meanwhile, neuroscientists search for empirical answers, seeking neural correlates. The British philosopher Thomas Hobbes () was the first modern philosopher to argue systematically for materialism as a solution to the mind-body problem. Hobbes argued that everything in the world, including our thoughts and the states of our minds, can in principle be explained in terms of one thing and one thing only: matter in motion.the mind–body problem, and the primary obstacle to an adequate physicalist understanding of the mental.7 The other traditional mark of the mental, first articulated clearly by Franz Brentano ( [], bk 2, ch.

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