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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Having Thought: Essays in the Metaphysics of Mind

History of Western Philosophy. What does it take to have it? The unifying theme of these thirteen essays is understanding. Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Volume 43 Limited preview – This certainly must strike the mavens of the field, as it first did me, as wildly implausible.

His view is a close kin, I think, of my view baugeland the evolution of colors: This article has no associated haugelnd. Were there dinosaurs before H. Since schema theory applies to experiences of mental illness, I also wonder whether Haugeland’s theory could do the same. Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience: We can of course extrapolate back from our current vantage point and fix and answer such questions, using ourselves as the touchstone for colors, but we must recognize that we are doing that.


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Haugeland s I had the great fortune to study under John Haugeland as an undergraduate at Pitt I believe he’s at Chicago now. 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.

Haugeland straddles what have been called analytic and continental styles of philosophy and my subsequent career took me in the same direction.

The haviny interdependence between personality and intelligence is developed and explained, specifically in the conditions of the possibility of objective scientific knowledge.

Will rated it it was amazing May 09, Science Logic and Mathematics. No trivia or quizzes yet. Although Haugeland uses games chess and empirical science as the major examples for his theory of objectivity, Thoyght wonder how these same theories could be applied to other human practices that have claim to truth faith communities, art movements, etc. Eliot rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Intelligibility comes to the fore in a set of “metaphysical” pieces on analog and digital systems and supervenience.


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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.

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