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What Minds Can Do: Intentionality in a Non-Intentional World


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August 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This book explores the representational powers of a person's mind.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part I. The Naturalization of Intentionality: 1. What is intentional realism?; 2. Introduction to informational semantics; 3. Three problems for informational semantics; 4. Information and teleology; Part II. The Casual Role of Intentionality: 5. The computational representational theory of mind (CRTM); 6. Must an intentional realist be a meaning atomist?; 7. Functionalism and the threat of pre-emption; 8. Explaining intentional behaviour; 9. Conclusion: a postlude on semantics and psychology; References; Index.

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'... the book addresses issues that are central to much contemporary philosophical debate, in both Anglo-Saxon and Continental philosophy. It will be of interest to a wide range of readers in philosophy of mind and language, cognitive science and psychology.' French Book News
EAN: 9780521574365
ISBN: 0521574366
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Philosoph'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2004
Seitenanzahl: 312 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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