mind and its place in nature. by Broad, C. D.

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  • Consciousness.,
  • Psychology.,
  • Knowledge, Theory of.,
  • Subconsciousness.,
  • Immortality.

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SeriesTarner lectures -- 1923, International library of psychology, philosophy and scientific method
LC ClassificationsBD"161"B7
The Physical Object
Pagination674 p. :
Number of Pages674
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Open LibraryOL20212945M

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And, beside this, Dr Whitehead confined himself to the most. Excerpt from The Mind and Its Place in Nature I shall no doubt be blamed by certain scientists, and, I am afraid, by some philosophers, for having taken serious account of the alleged facts which are investi gated by Psychical Researchers.

I am wholly imponi tent about by: The Mind and its Place in Nature book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an imprint of /5. : The Mind and its Place in Nature (International Library of Philosophy) (): Broad, C.D.: BooksCited by: The bulk of the book, therefore, is devoted to investigating the notion of mind in its various contexts.

We can get at it most directly by considering the mind in the knowledge situation. Broad enters the contemporary epistemological controversy and devotes separate chapters to perception, memory, introspection, and our knowledge of other minds.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction. General remarks on method ; Pluralism and monism --Alternative theories of life and mind at the level of enlightened ism and its alternatives ; The traditional problem of body and mind --The mind's knowledge of existents.

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Broad’s The Mind and its Place in Nature (Broad ). The phenomena of mind, for Broad, are the phenom-ena of consciousness. The central problem is that of locating mind with respect to the physical world. Mind and its place in nature by Broad, C. Publication date Publisher New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc.

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