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A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind

A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind
Author : James Cowles Prichard
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1837
Category : Insanity (Law)
Total pages :337
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What is a Mind?

What is a Mind?
Author : Suzanne Cunningham
Publisher : Hackett Publishing
Release Date : 2000
Category : Philosophy
Total pages :274
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A textbook for a course introducing the philosophy of mind for students who may have no background in philosophy at all. Cunningham (philosophy, Loyola U., Chicago) integrates information from a number of other fields such as psychology, neuroscience, and evolutionary biology, and explains some of the more technical philosophical terms in non-technical language. She includes issues for discussion and suggested research projects. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR

The Conscious Mind

The Conscious Mind
Author : David J. Chalmers
Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
Release Date : 1996
Category : Medical
Total pages :414
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Writing in a rigorous, thought-provoking style, the author takes us on a far-reaching tour through the philosophical ramifications of consciousness, offering provocative insights into the relationship between mind and brain.

Language and Mind

Language and Mind
Author : Noam Chomsky,Institute Professor & Professor of Linguistics (Emeritus) Noam Chomsky
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2006-01-12
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :190
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Presents a collection of essays on language and mind. This book brings the author's influential approach into the twenty-first century. The chapters 1-6 present his early work on the nature and acquisition of language as a genetically-endowed, biological system, the rules and principles of which we acquire an internalized knowledge.

Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind

Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind
Author : Janet Wilde Astington,Jodie A. Baird
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2005-03-24
Category : Psychology
Total pages :368
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"Theory of mind" is the phrase researchers use to refer to children's understanding of people as mental beings, who have beliefs, desires, emotions, and intentions, and whose actions and interactions can be interpreted and explained by taking account of these mental states. The gradual development of children's theory of mind, particularly during the early years, is by now well described in the research literature. What is lacking, however, is a decisive explanation of how children acquire this understanding. Recent research has shown strong relations between children's linguistic abilities and their theory of mind. Yet exactly what role these abilities play is controversial and uncertain. The purpose of this book is to provide a forum for the leading scholars in the field to explore thoroughly the role of language in the development of the theory of mind. This volume will appeal to students and researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology.

What is Mind?

What is Mind?
Author : Abhijit Naskar
Publisher : Neuro Cookies
Release Date : 2016-12-27
Category : Medical
Total pages :296
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"We the humans pride ourselves to be the most intelligent species of all. Our vanity is in our uniqueness. Our vanity is in our unpredictability. Our vanity is in our rich, vivid and unique mental lives." Naskar’s What is Mind? is a breathtaking investigative odyssey that attempts to resolve the fundamental distinction between Mind and Matter, with which the philosophers have struggled for millennia. He elucidates in his peerless explanatory ways, how Mind and Matter are not separate after all. They are intertwined in every single aspect of human life. In What is Mind? Abhijit Naskar, bestselling author and one of the world’s celebrated neuroscientists offers a fascinating account of the cellular building blocks of mind. He boldly reveals, Neuron is to Mind, what Gene is to Life. With a researcher’s flair for fresh approaches to ancient questions, Naskar tackles the most controversial problem in the history of philosophy: how physical processes in the brain give rise to our lavishly colored mental lives enriched with ecstasies and agonies?

The Mind of Christ

The Mind of Christ
Author : T. W. Hunt
Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
Release Date : 1997-04-01
Category : Religion
Total pages :192
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Thousands of grateful readers have shared T.W. Hunt's interest and benefited from his insights. With this new edition of The Mind of Christ, still others will find themselves embarking on the never-ending quest to become more like Jesus.

Teaching with Poverty in Mind

Teaching with Poverty in Mind
Author : Eric Jensen
Publisher : ASCD
Release Date : 2009
Category : Education
Total pages :184
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Examines the effects of long-term poverty on the brains of poor children and identifies several positive factors and strategies which can improve their academic success.

Theories of Theories of Mind

Theories of Theories of Mind
Author : Peter Carruthers,Peter K. Smith
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 1996-02-23
Category : Philosophy
Total pages :390
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A state of the art survey of debate within philosophy of mind, developmental psychology, the aetiology of autism and primatology.

The Battle for the Mind

The Battle for the Mind
Author : Noel Jones
Publisher : Destiny Image Publishers
Release Date : 2006
Category : Religion
Total pages :189
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The Battle for the Mind takes a serious look at the constant raging war in your mind between powerful opposing forces. Are you willingly aiding and abetting the enemy through self-condemnation? Or are you renewing your mind through the Holy Spirit? And be not conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God (Romans 12:2). Authors Noel Jones and Georgianna Land present clear and deep revelation about "overhauling your mind" to accept the victory. Their theological and philosophical views provide insight into the enemy's tactics. They share vital Scripture and biblical principles to protect your mind from assaults-powerful attacks meant to pervert and enslave you. The Battle for the Mind explores the mind of Christ Jesus, the Spirit of God, and the power of praise to conquer the enemy and win the battle! Book jacket.

Mind in Life

Mind in Life
Author : Evan Thompson
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release Date : 2007
Category : Philosophy
Total pages :543
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How is life related to the mind? This work draws upon sources as diverse as molecular biology, Continental Phenomenology, and analytic philosophy to argue that mind and life are more continuous than has previously been accepted, and that modern explanations do not adequately address the myriad facets of the biology and phenomenology of mind.

The Philosophy of Mind

The Philosophy of Mind
Author : Brian Beakley,Peter Ludlow,Peter Jay Ludlow
Publisher : MIT Press
Release Date : 1992
Category : Psychology
Total pages :433
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Bringing together the best classical and contemporary writings in the philosophy of mind and organized by topic, this anthology allows readers to follow the development of thinking in five broad problem areas - the mind/body problem, mental causation, associationism/connectionism, mental imagery, and innate ideas - over 2500 years of philosophy. The writings range from Plato and Descartes to Fodor and the PDP research group, showing how many of the current concerns in the philosophy of mind and cognitive science are firmly rooted in history. The editors have provided helpful introductions to each of the main sections. Brian Beakley is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Eastern Illinois University. Peter Ludlow is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at SUNY, Stony Brook. Readings from: Plato, Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, Rene Descartes, Thomas Hobbes, Nicolas Malebranche, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, John Locke, George Berkeley, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Henry Huxley, William James, Oswald Kulpe, John Watson, jean Piaget, Gilbert Ryle, U. T. Place, Hilary Putnam, Daniel Dennett, Donald Davidson, Jerry Fodor, Roger Shepard, Jacqueline Metzler, Saul Kripke, Ned Block, Noam Chomsky, Stephen Kosslyn, Zenon Pylyshyn, Patricia Churchland, James McClelland, David Rumelhart, Geoffrey Hinton, Paul Smolensky, Seymour Papert.

Mind-body Maturity

Mind-body Maturity
Author : Louis Diamant
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release Date : 1991
Category : Psychology
Total pages :272
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First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Unschooled Mind

The Unschooled Mind
Author : Howard Gardner
Publisher : Basic Books
Release Date : 2011-03-29
Category : Education
Total pages :352
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Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing modes of education. This reissue includes a new introduction by the author.

Aquinas on Mind

Aquinas on Mind
Author : Anthony Kenny
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Date : 1994
Category : Philosophy
Total pages :182
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Aquinas' mature works, though theological in intent, contain much material which is philosophical in the sense that it is not in any way dependent on beliefs which are specifically Christian. His philosophical psychology, or philosophy of mind, was not taken seriously by secular thinkers, with one or two exceptions, from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries because of the dominance of ideas deriving from Descartes. In the present century many philosophers have come to regard the Cartesian system as quite exploded, and it can now be seen that Aquinas' philosophy of mind has a great contemporary interest. This book makes accessible those parts of Aquinas' system which are of enduring value. The kernel of the work is a close reading of the sections of Summa Theologiae which are devoted to human intellect and will and to the relationship between soul and body. It presupposes no knowledge of Latin or of medieval history, and relates Aquinas' system to a tradition of philosophy of mind inaugurated in the Anglo-American community by Wittgenstein and Ryle. Anthony Kenny is unusually qualified to bring together the medieval and modern philosophical insights, since he was trained in scholastic philosophy at the Gregorian University in Rome and has taught analytic philosophy in Oxford for many years.