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Consciousness and its place in nature: does physicalism entail panpsychism?

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For the last five years philosopher Galen Strawson has provoked a mixture of shock and scepticism with his carefully argued case that physicalism (the view that every real, concrete phenomenon in the universe is physical) entails panpsychism (the view that the existence of every real concrete thing involves experiential being). In this book Strawson provides the fullest and most careful statement of his position to date, throwing down the gauntlet to his critics - including Peter Carruthers, Frank Jackson, David Rosenthal and J.J.C. Smart - by inviting them to respond in print. The book concludes with Strawson's response to his commentators. Galen Strawson's books include Mental Reality, The Self? and Freedom and Belief.

Condition: Cover slightly shelfworn, scratch on back, hinge creased. Pages clean and clear, binding tight.

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Author(s):
Strawson, Galen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1845400593
ISBN-13:
9781845400590
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
Imprint Academic
Title:
Consciousness and its place in nature: does physicalism entail panpsychism?

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For the last five years philosopher Galen Strawson has provoked a mixture of shock and scepticism with his carefully argued case that physicalism (the view that every real, concrete phenomenon in the universe is physical) entails panpsychism (the view that the existence of every real concrete thing involves experiential being). In this book Strawson provides the fullest and most careful statement of his position to date, throwing down the gauntlet to his critics - including Peter Carruthers, Frank Jackson, David Rosenthal and J.J.C. Smart - by inviting them to respond in print. The book concludes with Strawson's response to his commentators. Galen Strawson's books include Mental Reality, The Self? and Freedom and Belief.

Condition: Cover slightly shelfworn, scratch on back, hinge creased. Pages clean and clear, binding tight.

Author(s):
Strawson, Galen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
2006
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1845400593
ISBN-13:
9781845400590
Number of pages:
285
Publisher:
Imprint Academic
Title:
Consciousness and its place in nature: does physicalism entail panpsychism?

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