Realistic Empiricism of Mach, James, and Russell (BOK)

Erik C Banks

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In the early twentieth century, Ernst Mach, William James, and Bertrand Russell founded a philosophical and scientific movement known as 'neutral monism', based on the view that minds and physical objects are constructed out of elements or events which are neither mental nor physical, but neutral between the two. This movement offers a unified scientific outlook which includes sensations in human experience and events in the world of physics under one roof. In this book Erik C. Banks discusses this important movement as a whole for the first time. He explores the ways in which the three philosophers can be connected, and applies their ideas to contemporary problems in the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of science - in particular the relation of sensations to brain processes, and the problem of constructing extended bodies in space and time from particular events and causal relations.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Erik C Banks
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107073869
Antall sider 225 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 511 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd