|Physical/Psychic, philosophy: involves the question to which domain - the physical, ultimately biological, or the mental domain - a subject of research is to be counted to, is the subject of discussion in various disciplines such as philosophy of mind, neuro-philosophy or psychology. See also identity theory, naturalism, physicalism, functionalism, naturalism._____________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. |
Books on Amazon:
|II Patricia Smith Churchland Die Neurobiologie des Bewusstseins - Was können wir von ihr lernen? In Hügli/Lübcke (Hrsg) Philosophie im 20. Jahrhundert, Reinbek 1993
Mentalese/Tradition: There is a fundamental contradiction to the "physical": allegedly the categorial distinction prevents the mere possibility that neuroscience could ever reveal the feeling of a pain. (ChurchlandVs)._____________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.
Paul M. Churchland
Matter and Consciousness Cambridge 2013
Patricia S. Churchland
Touching a Nerve: Our Brains, Our Brains New York 2014