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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 42 new and published books in the subject of Philosophy of Mind — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Concept of Motivation

    By R. S. Peters

    Series: Routledge Revivals: R. S. Peters on Education and Ethics

    First published in 1958 with a second edition in 1969, The Concept of Motivation looks philosophically and psychologically at the idea of motivation in order to explain human behaviour. Chapters cover types of explanation in psychological theories, motives and motivations, a look at Freud’s theory,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Thinking about Thinking

    Cognition, Science, and Psychotherapy

    By Philip E. McDowell

    This book examines cognition with a broad and comprehensive approach. Drawing upon the work of many researchers, McDowell applies current scientific thinking to enhance the understanding of psychotherapy and other contemporary topics, including economics and healthcare. Through the use of practical...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Animal Mind

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition

    By Kristin Andrews

    The study of animal cognition raises profound questions about the minds of animals and philosophy of mind itself. Aristotle argued that humans are the only animal to laugh, but in recent experiments rats have also been shown to laugh. In other experiments, dogs have been shown to respond...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Reissuing works originally published between 1949 and ‘79, this set presents a rich selection of renowned scholarship across the subject, touching also on ethics, religion, and psychology and other behavioural science. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Matter, Mind and Meaning

    By Whately Carington

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This volume is concerned with the philosophical foundations of Psychical Research. Traditional metaphysical theories have led to apparently insoluble problems concerning the nature of mind, of matter and the relation between the two. The author holds that these theories arise from misconception...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Brain and Mind

    Modern Concepts of the Nature of Mind

    Edited by J. R. Smythies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Presenting some modern views on the problem of the nature of mind and its relationship to the brain, this book, published in 1965, brings together contributors from various disciplines which are affected by this issue. Coming from different philosophical outlooks as well as subjects, these...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Mind and the Soul

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

    By Jenny Teichman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    The concepts of mind and soul have occupied the thoughts of philosophers throughout the ages and have given rise to numerous conflicting theories. This book provides an incisive and stimulating introduction to central tropics in the philosophy of mind. The author writes about the differences and...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Content and Consciousness
    By Daniel C. Dennett
    To Be Published March 13th 2015
  2. Routledge Library Editions: Epistemology
    By Various
    To Be Published May 5th 2015
  3. The Sensory Basis and Structure of Knowledge
    By Henry J. Watt
    To Be Published May 5th 2015
  4. The Analysis of Knowledge
    By Ledger Wood
    To Be Published May 5th 2015
  5. Skepticism and the Definition of Knowledge
    By Gilbert Harman
    To Be Published May 5th 2015

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