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Mental Reality, Second Edition, with a new appendix (Representation and Mind)
Mental Reality, Second Edition, with a new appendix (Representation and Mind)

In Mental Reality, Galen Strawson argues that much contemporary philosophy of mind gives undue primacy of place to publicly observable phenomena, nonmental phenomena, and behavioral phenomena (understood as publicly observable phenomena) in its account of the nature of mind. It does so at the expense of the phenomena of conscious...

Mental Actions
Mental Actions

This volume investigates the neglected topic of mental action, and shows its importance for the metaphysics, epistemology, and phenomenology of mind. Twelve specially written essays address such questions as the following: Which phenomena should we count as mental actions--imagining, remembering, judging, for instance? How should we explain our...

Embodied Minds in Action
Embodied Minds in Action
In Embodied Minds in Action, Robert Hanna and Michelle Maiese work out a unified treatment of three fundamental philosophical problems: the mind-body problem, the problem of mental causation, and the problem of action. This unified treatment rests on two basic claims. The first is that conscious, intentional minds like ours are essentially...
The Mind of the Mathematician
The Mind of the Mathematician

What makes mathematicians tick? How do their minds process formulas and concepts that, for most of the rest of the world's population, remain mysterious and beyond comprehension? Is there a connection between mathematical creativity and mental illness?

In The Mind of the Mathematician, internationally famous mathematician Ioan James and...

Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping through the Night
Sound Sleep, Sound Mind: 7 Keys to Sleeping through the Night

Do you lie awake each night tossing and turning, trying to fall asleep or stay asleep? Are you tired of the quick-fix, over-the-counter, or prescription drug remedies that promise more than they deliver? If you're one of the millions who struggle with sleepless nights, you need to know that most people with insomnia or other...

Everything Forever: Learning To See Timelessness
Everything Forever: Learning To See Timelessness

Everything Forever is a highly original book about time, about the future, about the evolution of order and complexity presently taking place in the universe. In a deeply insightful poetic style Giorbran lays out the foundation of the timeless realm, extending the ideas of both David Bohm and Stephen Hawking by literally creating a visual...

The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business
The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business

Getting an MBA is an expensive choice-one almost impossible to justify regardless of the state of the economy. Even the elite schools like Harvard and Wharton offer outdated, assembly-line programs that teach you more about PowerPoint presentations and unnecessary financial models than what it takes to run a real business. You can get...

Oxford Textbook of Philosophy of Psychiatry (International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry)
Oxford Textbook of Philosophy of Psychiatry (International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry)
The publication of the Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry marks a step forward in the practical interaction between philosophy and medicine, especially psychiatric medicine. Through the growth of teaching in Bioethics (as well as of research and publication), the overlap between philosophical...
Schaum's Outline Series Theory and Problems of Projective Geometry
Schaum's Outline Series Theory and Problems of Projective Geometry
The purpose of this book is to provide a first course in Projective Geometry for undergraduate majors in mathematics and for prospective teachers of high school geometry. For the former it will furnish an introduction to the important concept of projective spaces; for the latter it will introduce a more general geometry from which,...
Passionate Engines: What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and Artificial Intelligence
Passionate Engines: What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and Artificial Intelligence
In this unique contribution to philosophical debate, Craig DeLancey shows that our best understanding of emotion provides essential insight on key issues in philosophy of mind and artificial intelligence. DeLancey offers us a bold new approach to the study of the mind based on the latest scientific research, and provides an accessible overview of...
Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order (The Frontiers Collection)
Mind, Matter and the Implicate Order (The Frontiers Collection)
Quantum theory predicts experimental results brilliantly but simultaneously raises difficult conceptual issues. Paradoxes such as Schrödinger’s cat, the EPR paradox, or the nonlocality demanded by Bell’s inequalities have hampered philosophers in their attempts to include quantum theory when discussing the relation between mind and...
Disjunctivism: Contemporary Readings (MIT Readers in Contemporary Philosophy)
Disjunctivism: Contemporary Readings (MIT Readers in Contemporary Philosophy)
Winning entry, Professional Cover/Jacket Category, in the 2009 New England Book Show sponsored by Bookbuilders of Boston.

A central debate in contemporary philosophy of perception concerns the disjunctive theory of perceptual experience. Until the 1960s, philosophers of perception generally assumed that a veridical
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