The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science

Dan Zahavi


The Phenomenological Mind is the 1st publication to correctly introduce primary questions on the brain from the point of view of phenomenology. Key questions and themes lined include:

  • What is phenomenology?
  • naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences
  • phenomenology and consciousness
  • consciousness and self-consciousness, together with conception and action
  • time and recognition, together with William James
  • intentionality
  • the embodied mind
  • action
  • knowledge of alternative minds
  • situated and prolonged minds
  • phenomenology and private identity

Interesting and critical examples are used all through, together with phantom limb syndrome, blindsight and self-disorders in schizophrenia, making The Phenomenological Mind an excellent creation to key techniques in phenomenology, cognitive technology and philosophy of mind.

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