Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-Body Problem

Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-Body Problem By Rocco J. Gennaro, Mind and Brain A Dialogue on the Mind Body Problem Provides a clear and compelling overview of the mind body problem suitable for both introductory students and those who have some background in the philosophy of mind Topics include immortality mater
  • Title: Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-Body Problem
  • Author: Rocco J. Gennaro
  • ISBN: 9780872203334
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Mind and Brain: A Dialogue on the Mind-Body Problem By Rocco J. Gennaro, Provides a clear and compelling overview of the mind body problem suitable for both introductory students and those who have some background in the philosophy of mind Topics include immortality, materialism, Descartes s Divisibility Argument for dualism, the Argument from introspection, the problems with dualism.
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    1. As a person with no background in the philosophy of mind and philosophy in general, I found this book to be an excellent and easy to read introduction to the mind body problem It presents three different schools of thought on the issue Materialism, Dualism and Skepticism in the form of a conversation between three philosophy graduate students Mary the Materialist, Dave the Dualist and Steve the Skeptical at a bar It explains all the different concepts and arguments thoroughly and clearly with th [...]


    2. An excellent, lucid introduction to the mind body problem in the philosophy of mind The discussion hinges on the question, Is my mind identical to my brain or, to be precise, Are states of mind identical to brain states It generates serious doubts about dualism the theory that the mind and brain are two distinct things, the former being immaterial but materialism in this case, the idea that mind states are identical to brain states is critiqued as well A short book that is definitely worth a re [...]


    3. Excellent introduction to the differing philosophical views surrounding the mind body problem It s a quick and easy read only 67 pages long and has a badass Further Readings section, as well I love the way Gennaro formats Mind and Brain as a conversation between three philosophy grad students at a bar, with Mary the materialist, Dave the dualist, and Steve the skeptic duking it out over pertinent theories of mind Fun, fun, fun



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