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Mandik, Pete - This is Philosophy of Mind, ebook

This is Philosophy of Mind

Mandik, Pete


This is Philosophy of Mind presents students of philosophy with an accessible introduction to the core issues related to the philosophy of mind.Includes issues related to the mind-body problem, artificial intelligence, free will, the nature

Tzafestas, Spyros G. - Human and Nature Minding Automation, ebook

Human and Nature Minding Automation

Tzafestas, Spyros G.


Table of contents
1. Automation, Humans, Nature, and Development
Spyros G. Tzafestas
2. Human Factors in Automation (I): Building Blocks, Scope, and a First Set of Factors
Spyros G. Tzafestas
3. Human Factors in Automation (II): Psychological, Physical Strength, Human Error and Human Values Factors

Swan, Liz - Origins of Mind, ebook

Origins of Mind

Swan, Liz


From Non-minds to Minds: Biosemantics and the Tertium Quid
Crystal L’Hôte
5. Cybersemiotics: A New Foundation for a Transdisciplinary Theory of Consciousness, Cognition, Meaning and Communication

Tallis, Raymond - Why the Mind Is Not a Computer, ebook

Why the Mind Is Not a Computer

Tallis, Raymond


The equation "Mind = Machine" is false. This pocket lexicon of "neuromythology" shows why. Taking a series of key words such as calculation, language, information and memory, Professor Tallis shows how their misuse has a lured a whole generation into accepting the computational model of

Drenthen, Martin A. M. - New Visions of Nature, ebook

New Visions of Nature

Drenthen, Martin A. M.


Technological Nature – And the Problem When Good Enough Becomes Good
Peter H. Kahn, Rachel L. Severson, Jolina H. Ruckert
4. They Could Have Used a Robot: Technology, Nature Experience and Human Flourishing

Fox, John G. - Marx, the Body, and Human Nature, ebook

Marx, the Body, and Human Nature

Fox, John G.


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Evading the Body
John G. Fox
2. Early Influences: Pain and Promise
John G. Fox
3. Spinoza’s Revolution
John G. Fox
4. Hegel: Wrestling with Desire
John G. Fox
5. Feuerbach: Embracing…

Wallace, Brendan - The Mind, the Body and the World, ebook

The Mind, the Body and the World

Wallace, Brendan


The roots of cognitivism lie deep in the history of Western thought, and to develop a genuinely post-cognitivist psychology, this investigation goes back to presuppositions descended from Platonic/Cartesian assumptions and beliefs about the nature of thought.

Hacker, P. M. S. - Human Nature: The Categorial Framework, ebook

Human Nature: The Categorial Framework

Hacker, P. M. S.


This major new study by one of the most penetrating and persistent critics of philosophical and scientific orthodoxy, returns to Aristotle in order to examine the salient categories in terms of which we think about ourselves and our nature, and the distinctive forms of explanation we invoke