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Paul Churchland

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Part of Contemporary Philosophy in Focus

Brian L. Keeley, Jose Luis Bermudez, Pete Mandik, Jesse J. Prinz, Aarre Laakso, Garrison W. Cottrell, C. A. Hooker, William H. Krieger, Daniel C. Dennett
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  • Date Published: October 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521537155

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  • Paul Churchland has been viewed as a provocative, controversial philosopher of mind and science for over three decades. This collection offers an introduction to his work as well as a critique of some of his most famous philosophical positions, and includes contributions by established as well as promising young philosophers. It is intended to complement the growing literature on Churchland, focusing on his contributions in isolation from those of his wife and philosophical partner, Patricia Churchland, and his contributions to philosophy as distinquished from those he made to cognitive science.

    • The first major assessment of the work of Paul Churchland as a philosopher
    • Both explicates Churchland's views in an accessible way and offers novel criticism of these views
    • Brings together both famous scholars with whom Churchland has engaged for decades with several younger philosophers
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    • Date Published: October 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521537155
    • length: 230 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface Brian L. Keeley
    1. Becoming Paul M. Churchland Brian L. Keeley
    2. Arguing for eliminativism Jose Luis Bermudez
    3. The introspectibility of brain states as such Pete Mandik
    4. Empiricism and state space semantics Jesse J. Prinz
    5. Churchland on connectionism Aarre Laakso and Garrison W. Cottrell
    6. Reduction as cognitive strategy C. A. Hooker
    7. The unexpected realist William H. Krieger and Brian L. Keeley
    8. Two steps closer on consciousness Daniel C. Dennett.

  • Editor

    Brian L. Keeley, Pitzer College, Claremont
    Brian L. Keeley is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Mental Health, the McDonnell Project for Philosophy and the Neurosciences, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He has published in the Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Pyschology, Philosophy of Science, Biology and Philosophy and Brain and Mind.

    Contributors

    Brian L. Keeley, Jose Luis Bermudez, Pete Mandik, Jesse J. Prinz, Aarre Laakso, Garrison W. Cottrell, C. A. Hooker, William H. Krieger, Daniel C. Dennett

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