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Mind : a historical and philosophical introduction to the major theories /

by Kukla, Andre; Walmsley, Joel.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub. Co., c2006Description: viii, 199 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 087220832X (pbk.); 9780872208322 (pbk.); 0872208338 (cloth); 9780872208339 (cloth); 9780872208322; 9780872208339.Subject(s): Psychology -- Philosophy -- History
Contents:
Cartesianism -- Dualism and materialism -- Three arguments against dualism -- Voluntarism and determinism -- The rise and fall of introspective psychology -- Introspectionism -- The behaviorist critique -- The psychoanalytic critique -- The phenomenological critique -- The third generation -- The background of psychoanalysis -- Irrational behavior -- The concept of the unconscious -- The existence of the unconscious -- Other minds -- Resistance -- The theory of psychoanalysis -- The pleasure principle -- The reality principle -- Moral behavior -- Anxiety and defense -- Psychology loses its mind : the behavioral revolution -- Behaviorism and behavioral psychology -- Classical conditioning -- The law of effect -- Drive theory -- Critique of drive theory and psychoanalysis -- The refutation of the strong law of effect -- The refutation of behavioral psychology -- The transition from behaviorism to cognitive science -- Methodological behaviorism -- Metaphysical behaviorism -- Central state identity theory -- Type and token identity -- Functionalism -- Mind regained : the cognitive revolution -- Folk psychology -- Rational belief -- The representational theory of mind -- The language of thought -- Universal grammar -- The modularity of mind -- AI -- Weak AI -- Strong AI -- Mind extended : connectionist, dynamical, and situated cognitive science -- Connectionism -- Criticisms of connectionism -- The dynamical approach -- Situated cognition.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-196) and index.

Cartesianism -- Dualism and materialism -- Three arguments against dualism -- Voluntarism and determinism -- The rise and fall of introspective psychology -- Introspectionism -- The behaviorist critique -- The psychoanalytic critique -- The phenomenological critique -- The third generation -- The background of psychoanalysis -- Irrational behavior -- The concept of the unconscious -- The existence of the unconscious -- Other minds -- Resistance -- The theory of psychoanalysis -- The pleasure principle -- The reality principle -- Moral behavior -- Anxiety and defense -- Psychology loses its mind : the behavioral revolution -- Behaviorism and behavioral psychology -- Classical conditioning -- The law of effect -- Drive theory -- Critique of drive theory and psychoanalysis -- The refutation of the strong law of effect -- The refutation of behavioral psychology -- The transition from behaviorism to cognitive science -- Methodological behaviorism -- Metaphysical behaviorism -- Central state identity theory -- Type and token identity -- Functionalism -- Mind regained : the cognitive revolution -- Folk psychology -- Rational belief -- The representational theory of mind -- The language of thought -- Universal grammar -- The modularity of mind -- AI -- Weak AI -- Strong AI -- Mind extended : connectionist, dynamical, and situated cognitive science -- Connectionism -- Criticisms of connectionism -- The dynamical approach -- Situated cognition.

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