Philosophy of mind

    Hume\'s True Scepticism

    By Donald C. Ainslie

    Paperback £21.81

    David Hume is famous as a sceptic but the nature of his scepticism is hard to pin down. Donald Ainslie provides the first sustained interpretation of Hume's deepest engagement with sceptical arguments, in his Treatise, which argues that, while reason shows that we ought not to believe the verdicts of...

    Writing the Mind

    By Simon Kemp

    Paperback £26.23

    "My thought is me: that is why I cannot stop. I exist because I think... and I can't stop myself from thinking." - Jean-Paul Sartre, Nausea Writing the Mind: Representing Consciousness from Proust to Darrieussecq explores the works of seven ground-breaking thinkers and novelists of recent history to compare and...

    I am Not a Brain

    By Markus Gabriel

    Hardback £23.71

    Many consider the nature of human consciousness to be one of the last great unsolved mysteries.

    Brentano's Mind

    By Mark Textor

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    Mark Textor presents a critical study of the work of one of the most important thinkers of the 19th century. How is the mental distinct from the physical? What must awareness of seeing, hearing, etc. be like to be infallible? What does the unity of a conscious mental life consist...

    Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Language: The Legacy of the Philosophical Investigations

    By Thomas McNally

    Hardback £65.84

    This book engages with the later arguments of this major philosopher to examine his significant impact on our understanding of language.

    Normativity and Control

    By David Owens

    Hardback £37.66

    Do we control what we believe? Are we responsible for what we believe? In a series of ten essays David Owens explores various different forms of control we might have over belief, and the different forms of responsibility these forms of control generate.

    Mind Unmasked

    By Michael A. Weinstein

    Paperback £32.17

    The human mind has proven uniquely capable of unraveling untold mysteries, and yet, the mind is fundamentally challenged when it turns back on itself to ask what it itself is. How do we conceive of mind in this postmodern world; how can we use philosophical anthropology to understand mind and...

    Kant and the Philosophy of Mind: Perception, Reason, and the Self

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    The fourteen original essays in this volume explore Kant's writings on the mind, covering such topics as intuition, imagination, inner sense, self-consciousness, and the will. These are central to any understanding of Kant's critical philosophy and of continuing relevance to contemporary debates.

    Primitive Colors

    By Joshua Gert

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    Joshua Gert presents an original account of color properties, and of our perception of them. He employs a general philosophical strategy - neo-pragmatism - which challenges an assumption made by virtually all other theories of color: he argues that colors are primitive properties of objects, irreducible to physical or dispositional...

    Value of Rationality

    By Ralph Wedgwood

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    Ralph Wedgwood gives a general account of what it is for states of mind and processes of thought to count as rational. Whether you are thinking rationally depends purely on what is going on in your mind, but rational thinking is a means to the goal of getting things right...

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