Philosophy Dictionary 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.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Mind   Adorno, Th.W.
Augustine Mind   Augustine
Chalmers, David Mind   Chalmers, David
Davidson, Richard J. Mind   Davidson, Richard J.
Deacon, Terrence W. Mind   Deacon, Terrence W.
Descartes, R. Mind   Descartes, R.
Dewey, John Mind   Dewey, John
Freud, Sigmund Mind   Freud, Sigmund
Hume, David Mind   Hume, David
Mayr, Ernst Mind   Mayr, Ernst
Proust, Joelle Mind   Proust, Joelle

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