Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Mind, philosophy: the mind is understood to be the activity of thought in the philosophical tradition, or that which enables the human to think. In the tradition the mind is opposed to the body. This traditional concept of mind is often translated as spirit in English. Today the mind is equated with the set of cognitive abilities. See also consciousness, body-soul problem, mind/brain, cognition, computation, spirit.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Suhr I 70
Mind/Dewey: the mind is no substance, no thing, but a function, a property of human behavior.
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Suhr I 93
Mind/Aristotle: the mind is the culmination point of nature.
Mind/Modern Age: Mind is opposed to nature and matter as a totally separate entity.
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I 153
Mind/Dewey: the mind is an event in the world, not an external observer.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Dew II
J. Dewey
Essays in Experimental Logic Minneola 2004

Dew I
Martin Suhr
John Dewey zur Einführung Hamburg 2016


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22