Cantitate/Preț
Produs
Update 23 martie - COVID-19 - Informații privind activitatea Books Express

Unsnarling the World-Knot: Consciousness, Freedom, and the Mind-Body Problem

De (autor)
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Paperback – March 2008
The mind-body problem, which Schopenhauer called the world-knot, has been a central problem for philosophy since the time of Descartes. Among realists--those who accept the reality of the physical world--the two dominant approaches have been dualism and materialism, but there is a growing consensus that, if we are ever to understand how mind and body are related, a radically new approach is required.
David Ray Griffin develops a third form of realism, one that resolves the basic problem (common to dualism and materialism) of the continued acceptance of the Cartesian view of matter. In dialogue with various philosophers, including Dennett, Kim, McGinn, Nagel, Seager, Searle, and Strawson, Griffin shows that materialist physicalism is even more problematic than dualism. He proposes instead a pan-experientialist physicalism grounded in the process philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. Answering those who have rejected pan-psychism as obviously absurd, Griffin argues compellingly that pan-experientialism, by taking experience and spontaneity as fully natural, can finally provide a naturalistic account of the emergence of consciousness--an account that also does justice to the freedom that we all presuppose in practice.
Citește tot Restrânge

Preț: 18011 lei

Puncte Express: 270

Preț estimativ în valută:
3547 4175$ 3198£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 27 august-10 septembrie
Livrare express 25 august-02 septembrie pentru 2401 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781556357558
ISBN-10: 1556357559
Pagini: 266
Dimensiuni: 158 x 226 x 14 mm
Greutate: 0.39 kg
Editura: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Textul de pe ultima copertă

"The pan-experientialist approach is an important possible position on the mind-body problem, and Griffin does a great service in accessibly presenting its distinctive 'slant' on that problem. . . . This will remind the mainstream that there are alternatives, radical alternatives, that can present a reasoned case for themselves."--William Seager, author of "Metaphysics of Consciousness