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Form of the Good (1,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

"Form of the Good", or more literally "the idea of the good" (ἡ τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ ἰδέα) is a concept in the philosophy of Plato. It is described in Plato's dialogue
Defeatism (287 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Defeatism is the acceptance of defeat without struggle, often with negative connotations. It can be linked to pessimism in psychology. The term defeatism
Ataraxia (1,519 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ataraxia (ἀταραξία, alpha privative negation of tarachê -- disturbance, trouble; hence, "unperturbedness", generally translated as "imperturbability",
Ecstasy (philosophy) (800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ecstasy (from the Ancient Greek ἔκστασις ekstasis, "to be or stand outside oneself, a removal to elsewhere" from ek- "out," and stasis "a stand, or a standoff
Category mistake (545 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A category mistake, or category error, or categorical mistake, or mistake of category, is a semantic or ontological error in which things belonging to
Cartesianism (1,028 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cartesian Method is the philosophical and scientific system of René Descartes and its subsequent development by other seventeenth century thinkers
Irreducible Mind (1,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not as an in-depth discussion of the history of psychology or the philosophy of mind." He further said that the critics' "offhand, often sarcastic dismissal
Dream argument (1,286 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The dream argument is the postulation that the act of dreaming provides preliminary evidence that the senses we trust to distinguish reality from illusion
Metempsychosis (1,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Metempsychosis (Greek: μετεμψύχωσις), in philosophy, refers to transmigration of the soul, especially its reincarnation after death. Generally, the term
Simulation hypothesis (3,090 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
fine-grained and if a certain quite widely accepted position in the philosophy of mind is correct). Then it could be the case that the vast majority of minds
Apatheia (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Apatheia (Greek: ἀπάθεια; from a- "without" and pathos "suffering" or "passion"), in Stoicism, refers to a state of mind in which one is not disturbed
Occasionalism (1,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Occasionalism is a philosophical theory about causation which says that created substances cannot be efficient causes of events. Instead, all events are
Amour-propre (246 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amour-propre (French, literally "self-love"). By definition amour-propre means loving oneself, whereas in philosophy it is a debated theory of Jean-Jacques
The Emperor's New Mind (453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds and The Laws of Physics is a 1989 book by the mathematical physicist Sir Roger Penrose. Penrose argues
Cartesian theater (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Cartesian theater" is a derisive term coined by philosopher and cognitive scientist Daniel Dennett to refer pointedly to a defining aspect of what he
Pre-established harmony (437 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Taught Us: The Story of Philosophy. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. p. 133. Leibniz's Philosophy of Mind from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Amour de soi (224 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amour de soi (French, "self-love") is a concept in the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau that refers to the kind of self-love that humans share with
Arborescent (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arborescent (French: arborescent) is a term used by the French thinkers Deleuze and Guattari to characterize thinking marked by insistence on totalizing
Jonardon Ganeri (808 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jonardon Ganeri, FBA, is a philosopher, specialising in philosophy of mind and in South Asian and Buddhist philosophical traditions. He holds the Bimal
If a tree falls in a forest (1,828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" is a philosophical thought experiment that raises questions regarding
Homunculus (2,317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A homunculus (UK: /hɒˈmʌŋkjʊləs/ hom-UNK-yuul-əs, US: /hoʊˈ-/ hohm-, Latin: [hɔˈmʊŋkʊlʊs]; "little person") is a representation of a small human being
Theory (4,128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking about a phenomenon, or the results of such thinking. The process of
Anamnesis (philosophy) (1,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In philosophy, anamnesis (/ˌænæmˈniːsɪs/; Ancient Greek: ἀνάμνησις) is a concept in Plato's epistemological and psychological theory that he develops in
Binary opposition (1,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A binary opposition (also binary system) is a pair of related terms or concepts that are opposite in meaning. Binary opposition is the system of language
The Ghost in the Machine (619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ghost in the Machine is a 1967 book about philosophical psychology by Arthur Koestler. The title is a phrase (see ghost in the machine) coined by the
Desiring-production (600 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Desiring-production (French: production désirante) is a term coined by the French thinkers Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in their book Anti-Œdipus
The Ghost in the Machine (619 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ghost in the Machine is a 1967 book about philosophical psychology by Arthur Koestler. The title is a phrase (see ghost in the machine) coined by the
Artificial brain (1,285 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An artificial brain (or artificial mind) is software and hardware with cognitive abilities similar to those of the animal or human brain. Research investigating
The Meaning of Meaning (466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Meaning of Meaning: A Study of the Influence of Language upon Thought and of the Science of Symbolism (1923) is a book by C. K. Ogden and I. A. Richards
De Tranquillitate Animi (1,421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
De Tranquillitate Animi (On the tranquility of the mind) is a Latin work by the Stoic philosopher Seneca (4 BC–65 AD). The dialogue concerns the state
Mental substance (196 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
part of the physical world (see Monadology). Dualism (philosophy of mind) Monadology Monism Pluralism (philosophy of mind) Johannes Jacobus Poortman
On the Soul (2,348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On the Soul (Greek: Περὶ Ψυχῆς, Peri Psychēs; Latin: De Anima) is a major treatise written by Aristotle c. 350 BC. It is not about spirituality but rather
Affect (philosophy) (1,737 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
embodiment in cognitive science, in consciousness studies and the philosophy of mind. This step will be necessary for cognitive science, Mog Stapleton
The Mind's I (1,303 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
goal of producing human-like intelligence. In his book "Contemporary Philosophy of Mind", Georges Rey provides an example of continuing attempts to express
Evil demon (3,294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The evil demon, also known as Descartes' demon, malicious demon and evil genius, is an epistemological concept that features prominently in Cartesian philosophy
Minds and Machines (344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Minds and Machines is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering artificial intelligence, philosophy, and cognitive science. The journal was established
Archaic mother (604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archaic mother (primal mother or Ur-mutter) is the mother of earliest infancy, whose continuing influence is traced in psychoanalysis, and whose (repressed)
Twin Earth thought experiment (1,502 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
John Searle, for example, argues (Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind) that, once we discover that our water is H2O, we have the choice
Disquisitions Relating to Matter and Spirit (423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Disquisitions relating to Matter and Spirit (1777) is a major work of metaphysics written by eighteenth-century British polymath Joseph Priestley and published
Epistemological rupture (222 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Epistemological rupture (epistemological break or epistemological obstacle; French: obstacle épistémologique, rupture épistémologique), is a notion introduced
Boltzmann brain (2,735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Boltzmann brain argument suggests that it is more likely for a single brain to spontaneously and briefly form in a void (complete with a false memory
Occam's razor (9,687 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
used in attempts to justify eliminativism and reductionism in the philosophy of mind. Eliminativism is the thesis that the ontology of folk psychology
Swampman (994 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Swampman is the subject of a philosophical thought experiment introduced by Donald Davidson in his 1987 paper "Knowing One's Own Mind". In the experiment
Trialism (363 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trialism in philosophy was introduced by John Cottingham as an alternative interpretation of the mind–body dualism of Descartes. Trialism keeps the two
Sweet Dreams (Dennett book) (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness is a 2005 book by the American philosopher Daniel Dennett, based on the text of the
KK thesis (630 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The KK thesis or KK principle is a principle of epistemic logic which states that "If you know that P is the case then you know that you know that P is
Sweet Dreams (Dennett book) (395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness is a 2005 book by the American philosopher Daniel Dennett, based on the text of the
A Defence of Common Sense (421 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"A Defence of Common Sense" is a 1925 essay by philosopher G. E. Moore. In it, he attempts to refute absolute skepticism (or nihilism) by arguing that
Man a Machine (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Man a Machine (French: L'homme Machine) is a work of materialist philosophy by the 18th-century French physician and philosopher Julien Offray de La Mettrie
Two-dimensionalism (1,142 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
counter objections to the various arguments against materialism in the philosophy of mind. Specifically, Chalmers deploys two-dimensional semantics to "bridge
Principle of sufficient reason (2,797 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The principle of sufficient reason states that everything must have a reason or a cause. The modern formulation of the principle is usually attributed
Cartesian other (121 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In philosophy, the Cartesian other, part of a thought experiment, is any other than the mind of the individual thinking about the experiment. The Other
Idée reçue (56 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An idée reçue (pronounced [ide rəsy]), plural idées reçues, a French phrase literally meaning a received (accepted) idea, is a generally held opinion or
Exclusion principle (philosophy) (227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The exclusion principle is a philosophical principle that states: If an event e causes event e*, then there is no event e# such that e# is non-supervenient
Dale Jacquette (167 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interests in the philosophy of intentionality, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, Wittgenstein, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, and the history of
Patrick Laude (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Patrick Laude is a scholar, author and teacher. His works deal with the relationship between mysticism, symbolism and poetry, as well as focusing on contemporary
The Doors of Perception (5,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Doors of Perception is a book by Aldous Huxley. Published in 1954, it elaborates on his psychedelic experience under the influence of mescaline in
Ryle's regress (985 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In philosophy, Ryle's regress is a classic argument against cognitivist theories, and concludes that such theories are essentially meaningless as they
Mind and Cosmos (616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False is a 2012 book by the philosopher Thomas Nagel. Nagel
Essays in Radical Empiricism (869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Essays in Radical Empiricism (ERE) by William James is a collection edited and published posthumously by his colleague and biographer Ralph Barton Perry
East Pole–West Pole divide (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The East Pole–West Pole divide in the fields of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience is an intellectual schism between researchers subscribing
American Philosophical Association (709 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Another of the most distinguished prizes is the Royce Lectures in the philosophy of mind, awarded to a distinguished philosopher every four years. They have
Atopy (philosophy) (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Atopy (Greek ατοπία, atopía - placelessness, unclassifiable, of high originality; Socrates has often been called "átopos") describes the ineffability of
Dharmakirti (2,864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dharmakīrti (fl. c. 6th or 7th century), (Tibetan: ཆོས་ཀྱི་གྲགས་པ་; Wylie: chos kyi grags pa), was an influential Indian Buddhist philosopher who worked
2019 in philosophy (546 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophy of mind and metaphysics. 2 December – Kenneth Allen Taylor, American philosopher who specialized in philosophy of language and philosophy of
Consciousness (Hill book) (221 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Consciousness is a 2009 book by Christopher S. Hill, in which the author offers explanations of six forms of consciousness: agent consciousness, propositional
On the Content and Object of Presentations (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On the Content and Object of Presentations (German: Zur Lehre vom Inhalt und Gegenstand der Vorstellungen, "On the Doctrine of the Content and Object of
Richard Jefferies (4,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887) was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books
Philosophical Explanations (1,908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
importance of technical discussions in the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind with "the uses he finds for their conceptual end products", and indirectly
The Nature of Mind (1,111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Nature of Mind" is a philosophical essay by David Armstrong, originally published in The Nature of Mind and Other Essays in 1980. In this essay, Armstrong
Five wits (1,635 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These are the v. wyttes remeuing inwardly: Fyrst, commyn wytte, and than ymaginacyon, Fantasy, and estymacyon truely, And memory, as I make narracyon;
Helen Steward (514 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Professor of Philosophy of Mind and Action at the University of Leeds. Her research focusses on Philosophy of Action, Free Will, Philosophy of Mind and Metaphysics
The Missing Shade of Blue (2,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The Missing Shade of Blue" is an example introduced by the Scottish philosopher David Hume to show that it is at least conceivable that the mind can generate
The Mechanism of the Mind (390 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The book The Mechanism of Mind by Edward de Bono details the underpinning model of mind that leads to the many thinking skills developed by its author
Jason Walter Brown (919 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
York) is a neurologist and writer of works in neuropsychology and philosophy of mind. He has been a reviewer and recipient of grants and fellowships from
The Center of the Cyclone (313 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Center of the Cyclone: An Autobiography of Inner Space is a 1972 book by John C. Lilly published by the Julian Press. The book explores the question
A History of the Mind (965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness is a 1992 book about the mind–body problem by the psychologist Nicholas Humphrey. Humphrey
David Charles (philosopher) (178 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
psychiatry. He has published on Greek philosophy and on contemporary philosophy of mind and metaphysics. Aristotle's Philosophy of Action (1984) (co-editor
C. T. K. Chari (1,009 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
logic, linguistics, information theory, mathematics, quantum physics, philosophy of mind, and, of course, psi research. Cadambur Tiruvenkatachari Krishnamachari
Herbert Fingarette (427 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
direction of Donald Piatt. Fingarette's work deals with issues in philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics, law, and Chinese philosophy. In his 1969 monograph
Biofact (philosophy) (1,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In philosophy, sociology, and the arts, the word "biofact" is a neologism coined from the combination of the words bios and artifact and denotes a being
Rogers Albritton (480 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
philosophical Lexicon. Albritton's specialties included ancient philosophy, philosophy of mind, free will, skepticism, metaphysics and the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein
Mind–body (64 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
refer to: Mind–body dualism, a medical model Mind–body problem, a philosophy of mind the mindbody, a term coined by William H. Poteat to designate the
Nomological danglers (220 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Nomological danglers" is a term used by Scottish-Australian philosopher J. J. C. Smart in his article "Sensations and Brain Processes". He credits the
Nicholas Humphrey (2,248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nicholas Keynes Humphrey (born 27 March 1943) is an English neuropsychologist based in Cambridge, who is known for his work on the evolution of primate
Chinese nationality (156 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
associated with China Chinese Nation, a thought experiment in the philosophy of mind British nationality law and Hong Kong, British legal treatment of
Thought and Action (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thought and Action is a 1959 book about action theory by the philosopher Stuart Hampshire. The book has received praise from commentators, and is considered
Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences (1,064 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
completed, Geist "returns" to itself, which is the emergence of the philosophy of mind. Hegel coined the term "diamond net" in the book. He said, “the entire
Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom and Normativity (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Heidegger on Concepts, Freedom, and Normativity is a 2014 book by the philosopher Sacha Golob, in which the author provides an account of the arguments
Arno Ros (1,201 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
argumentation theorist, Ros especially emphasizes that within the philosophy of mind it is critical to first of all specify the problem as exactly as possible
The Age of Spiritual Machines (3,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Age of Spiritual Machines is a non-fiction book by inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil about artificial intelligence and the future course of humanity
Åsa Wikforss (226 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Swedish Academy. Wikforss does research in the intersection of philosophy of mind, language and epistemology and has published widely on a variety of
Daniel A. Arnold (407 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind (2012) won the Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism. He has been
David Braine (philosopher) (749 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
David Braine (1940 – 17 February 2017) was a British analytic philosopher with interests in analytic Philosophy of religion and Metaphysics, who sought
Phren (448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Phren (Ancient Greek: φρήν, romanized: phrēn, lit. 'mind'; plural phrenes, φρένες) is an Ancient Greek word for the location of thought or contemplation
Daniel A. Arnold (407 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind (2012) won the Toshihide Numata Book Prize in Buddhism. He has been
Pramanavarttika (1,326 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Intentionality in Classical Buddhist and Cognitive-Scientific Philosophy of Mind, Columbia University Press, page 10. Eltschinger, Vincent, 2000, “Caste”
Thought and World (177 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thought and World: An Austere Portrayal of Truth, Reference, and Semantic Correspondence is a 2002 book by Christopher S. Hill in which he presents a theory
Elmer Sprague (1,350 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
published by New York Oxford Press in 1961. His specialties are the philosophy of mind, metaphysics and the philosophy of language. His book Persons and
Zen and the Art of Consciousness (1,614 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
feels the book is a great starting point for laypeople to explore philosophy of mind. Anthony Freeman welcomed Blackmore's investigation of conscious experience
Jonathan Westphal (908 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Jonathan Westphal (born 1951) is an academic working on the philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of science, logic and philosophy of language and
Duality (349 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
twofold division in several spiritual and religious worldviews Dualism (philosophy of mind), where the body and mind are considered to be irreducibly distinct
Patrick Grim (512 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
includes four video lecture series on value theory, informal logic, and philosophy of mind for The Great Courses. Grim's academic posts have included Distinguished
Zhu Yunming (573 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
criticized the orthodox Neo-Confucianism of Zhu Xi and admired the philosophy of mind advocated by Wang Yangming. He wrote a large number of essays that
Kendall Walton (1,952 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
mainly deals with theoretical questions about the arts and issues of philosophy of mind, metaphysics, and philosophy of language. His book Mimesis as Make
John Hoppus (1,397 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
educational reformer. He was appointed the first Chair of Logic and Philosophy of Mind at the newly formed London University (now University College, London)
Stoic passions (998 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1999, p. 701 Graver 2007, p. 58 Annas, Julia (1994), Hellenistic Philosophy of Mind, University of California Press, ISBN 978-0-520-07659-4 Graver, Margaret
Errol Harris (2,360 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
been that Harris's work provides a neutral monist ontology for the philosophy of mind known as enactivism. South African Survey (1947) The Survival of Political
Robert Kirk (philosopher) (500 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
physicalism and consciousness. As well as working on other topics in the philosophy of mind, Kirk has published on the question of how far translation and interpretation
Creativity (20,589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scientific theory