By Howard Robinson

This booklet offers a powerful case for substance dualism and provides a accomplished safety of the data argument, displaying that materialism can't accommodate or clarify the 'hard challenge' of recognition. Bringing jointly the dialogue of reductionism and semantic vagueness in an unique and illuminating method, Howard Robinson argues that non-fundamental degrees of ontology are top taken care of by way of a conceptualist account, instead of a realist one. as well as discussing the normal models of physicalism, he examines physicalist theories comparable to these of McDowell and cost, and debts of impartial monism and panpsychism from Strawson, McGinn and Stoljar. He additionally explores formerly left out ancient parallels among Frege and Aristotle and among Hume and Plotinus. His ebook can be a precious source for students and complicated scholars of philosophy of brain, specifically these cognizance, dualism, and the mind-body problem.

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