Having Thought: Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind

Having Thought: Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind

John Haugeland


The unifying subject matter of those 13 essays is knowing. what's it? What does it take to have it? What does it presuppose in what should be understood? within the first crew of essays, John Haugeland addresses brain and intelligence. Intelligibility involves the fore in a collection of “metaphysical” items on analog and electronic platforms and supervenience. within the 3rd set of papers, Haugeland elaborates after which undermines a battery of universal presuppositions in regards to the foundational notions of intentionality and illustration. ultimately, the fourth and most modern workforce of essays confronts the basic personality of realizing in terms of what's understood. the mandatory interdependence among character and intelligence is built and defined, particularly within the stipulations of the potential of target medical wisdom.

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