Philosophical history and the problem of consciousness /

The problem of explaining consciousness today remains a problem about the meaning of language: the ordinary language of consciousness in which we define and express our sensations, thoughts, dreams and memories. This book argues that the contemporary problem arises from a quest that has taken shape...

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Main Author: Livingston, Paul M., 1976-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
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Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Structuralism and Content in the Protocol Sentence Debate; 3 Husserl and Schlick on the Logical Form of Experience; 4 Ryle on Sensation and the Origin of the Identity Theory; 5 Functionalism and Logical Analysis; 6 Consciousness, Language, and the Opening of Philosophical Critique; Notes; Works Cited; Index