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Author Gillett, Grant, 1950-

Title Consciousness and intentionality / Grant R. Gillett, John McMillan
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins Pub., [2001]
©2001
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Description 1 online resource (x, 263 pages)
Series Advances in consciousness research, 1381-589X ; v. 27
Advances in consciousness research ; v. 27. 1381-589X
Contents CONSCIOUSNESS AND INTENTIONALITY; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. Consciousness and intentionality Foundations; Chapter 2. Language and Consciousness; Chapter 3. The objects of consciousness; Chapter 4. Consciousness and action; Chapter 5. Consciousness and society; Chapter 6. Consciousness and the brain; Chapter 7. Animal Consciousness; Chapter 8. Anomalies of consciousness; Consciousness and intentionality Some conclusions; Glossary; References; Index; the series ADVANCES IN CONSCIOUSNESS RESEARCH
Summary Is there an internal relationship between consciousness and intentionality? Can mental content be described in such a way so as to avoid dualism? What is the influence of social context upon consciousness, conceptions of self and mental content?This book considers questions such as these and argues for a conception of consciousness, mental content and intentionality that is anti-Cartesian in its major tenets. Focusing upon the rule governed nature of concepts and the grounding of the rules for concept use in the practical world, intentional consciousness emerges as a phenomena that depends upo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-260) and index
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Subject Consciousness.
Intentionality (Philosophy)
Consciousness.
Motivation.
Social Perception.
Thinking.
Form Electronic book
Author McMillan, John, 1968-
LC no. 00063052
ISBN 155619997X
9027299870 (electronic bk.)
9781556199974
9789027299871 (electronic bk.)