Title

The Phenomenological Mind : An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

RIS ID

90059

Publication Details

Gallagher, S. and Zahavi, D. (2008). The Phenomenological Mind : An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science. London, United Kingdon: Routledge.

Additional Publication Information

ISBN: 9780415391214

Abstract

The Phenomenological Mindis the first book to properly introduce fundamental questions about the mind from the perspective of phenomenology. Key questions and topics covered include:

What is phenomenology?

naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences

phenomenology and consciousness

consciousness and self-consciousness, including perception and action

time and consciousness, including William James, Edmund Husserl and temporal disorders

in psychopathology intentionality

the embodied mind

action

knowledge of other minds

situated and extended minds

phenomenology and personal identity.

Interesting and important examples are used throughout, including phantom limb syndrome, blindsight and self-disorders in schizophrenia, making the Phenomenological Mindan ideal introduction to key concepts in phenomenology, cognitive science and philosophy of mind.

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