Matter and Consciousness
Paul M. Churchland, 1988

Preface

Chapter 1. What Is This Book About?

Chapter 2. The Ontological Problem (The Mind-Body Problem)

1. Dualism

2. Philosophical Behaviorism

3. Reductive Materialism (The Identity Theory)

4. Functionalism

5. Elimative Materialism

Chapter 3. The Semantical Problem

1. Definition by Inner Ostension

2. Philosophical Behaviorism

3. The Theoretical Network Thesis and Folk Psychology

4. Intentionality and the Propositional Attitudes

Chapter 4. The Epistemological Problem

1. The Problem of Other Minds

2. The Problem of Self-Consciousness

Chapter 5. The Methodological Problem

1. Idealism and Phenomenology

2. Methodological Behaviorism

3. The Cognitive/Computational Approach

4. Methodological Materialism

Chapter 6. Artificial Intelligence

1. Computers: Some Elementary Concepts

2. Programming Intelligence: The Piecemeal Approach

Chapter 7. Neuroscience

1. Neuroanatomy: The Evolutionary Background

2. Neurophysiology and Nerual Organization

3. Neuropsychology

4. Cognitive Neurobiology

5. AI Again: Parallel Distributed Processing

Chapter 8. Expanding Our Perspective

1. The Distribution of Intelligence in the Universe

2. The Expansion of Introspective Consciousness


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