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Published: 17 November 2011

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199739240

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Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem

A Reader

Edited by Torin Alter and Robert J. Howell

  • A thorough presentation of the major themes within the consciousness/physicalism debate: the challenge for physicalism, physicalist responses, alternative responses, the significance of ignorance, and mental causation
  • A helpful introduction from the authors provides historical and conceptual background on the debate, and defines relevant theories in the Philosophy of Mind: identity theory, dualism, functionalism, etc.
  • Accessible section introductions offer preliminary discussion of each theme and the featured readings.

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