The unifying theme of these thirteen essays is understanding. The thirteen essays collected here are all, in one way or another, about understanding: What is it? What does it take to have it? What does it presuppose in what. Having Thought. Essays in the metaphysics of mind. John Haugeland harvard university press. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England

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Under the second head, Matter, the focus turns to the metaphysical issues surrounding the intelligibility of the mental as a distinctive and irreducible phenomenon in a universe that is, in some sense, ultimately material.

Few topics have been mulled over more than representations in the last half century, and one would think that by now all the major moves had been made, and that it was time for fine tuning. Trivia About Having Thought: Harvard University Press A The Intentionality All-Stars is a frequently hilarious view of all the occupied positions on the topic of intentionality, laid out on rhought baseball diamond, and while he makes it very clear where his own sympathies lie, there are no idiots on the field of play.

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Having Thought by John Haugeland. Rick Grush – – Biology and Philosophy thouhgt 1: If human language and human norms emerged in a co-evolving package, with innovations in each laying the ground for elaborations in the other, back and forth–and that is how evolution typically works–then both A language made norms possible and A norms made language possible are misleading oversimplifications.

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Haugeland claims that the difference in kind, not degree, between the A cognitive capacities of people and animals is too obvious to require argument. The Natural Origins of Content. History of Western Philosophy. I now think he is largely right.

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Here is one point in favor: This certainly must strike the mavens of the field, as it first did me, as wildly implausible. Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience: A great start for study of phil of mind Authorship of Thoughts in Thought Insertion: That is, I had seen what he was driving at, but was unpersuaded until I saw the pieces put together anew.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. This is a collection of essays, all but two previously published, so the question must be posed: Gaving the first group of essays, John Haugeland addresses mind and intelligence.


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Having Thought: Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind

Although the quirky problems in characterizing the A essences of these primary genera have long been acknowledged, the canonical wisdom has been that this is not to be done in terms of the content of what they represent, but somehow in their manner or format or system of representing.

Few if any philosophy books need be read with only one hand, but why should we need three?

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