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  2. Core Readings 11 items
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      1. Minds, brains, and programs - John R. Searle 1980-9

        Article Essential

    4. Week 5: 1 item
      1. What Is It Like to Be a Bat? - Thomas Nagel 10/1974

        Article Essential

    5. Week 6: 1 item
      1. Explaining consciousness’ - D. M. Rosenthal

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    6. Week 7: Mid-semester break – no seminar 1 item
      1. Mid-semester break – no seminar

    7. Week 8: 1 item
      1. Chapter 26, Quining Qualia - D. C. Dennett

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    8. Week 9: 1 item
      1. Meaning and Reference - Hilary Putnam 08/11/1973

        Article Essential

    9. Week 10: 1 item
      1. In Defense of Proper Functions - Ruth Garrett Millikan 1989

        Article Essential

    10. Week 11: 1 item
      1. 'Perception and its Objects’ - P. F. Strawson

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    11. Week 12: 1 item
      1. The Intrinsic Quality of Experience’ - G. Harman

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  3. Suggested Readings 10 items
    1. The following three introductions to the philosophy of mind are strongly recommended: 3 items
      1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

      2. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    2. This is a useful introduction to the philosophy of perception: 1 item
      1. Philosophy of perception: a contemporary introduction - William Fish 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    3. Other good introductory texts include: 2 items
      1. Consciousness: an introduction - Susan J. Blackmore 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    4. Useful anthologies (collections of papers) include: 2 items
    5. The following is a very useful reference book with a large number of entries relevant to the course: 1 item
      1. A companion to the philosophy of mind - Samuel D. Guttenplan 1994

        Book Recommended

    6. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an extremely useful open access online 1 item
      1. Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy (electronic resource)

        Journal Recommended

  4. Below are suggestions for further reading organized by topic. 64 items
    The core readings for seminars are listed above under the heading ‘Readings’.
    1. Substance Dualism 6 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 3 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 2: Substance Dualism

        2. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 2: Cartesian Dualism

        3. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 2: Substance Dualism

      2. Additional Reading: 3 items
        1. Descartes: selected philosophical writings - Reně Descartes, John Cottingham, Robert Stoothoff, Dugald Murdoch 1988

          Book Recommended Descartes, R. ‘Meditations on First Philosophy’ esp. 2nd and 6th Meditations, pp. 73-122

        2. Descartes's Meditations: an introduction - Catherine Wilson 2003

          Book Recommended Chapter 9

    2. Behaviourism 6 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 3 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 5: Behaviorism and Other Minds

        2. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 4: Behaviorism

        3. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 3: Mind as Behavior: Behaviorism

      2. Additional Reading: 3 items
        1. The concept of mind - Gilbert Ryle, Julia Tanney 2009 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Chapters 1 & 2

        2. Philisophische Untersuchungen. Philosophical investigations - Ludwig Wittgenstein 1968

          Book Recommended especially pp. 244–271

    3. Identity Theory 6 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 3 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 6: Mind as Brain

        2. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 5: The Identity Theory

        3. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 4: Mind as the Brain: The Psychoneural Identity Theory

      2. Additional Reading: 3 items
        1. Sensations and Brain Processes - J. J. C. Smart 04/1959

          Article Recommended

        2. Essays on actions and events - Donald Davidson 2001 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended

    4. Functionalism 8 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 5 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 8: Functionalism

        2. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 6: Functionalism

        3. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 7: The Representational Theory of Mind

        4. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 5: Mind as a Computing Machine: Machine Functionalism

        5. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 6: Mind as a Causal System: Causal-Theoretical Functionalism

      2. Additional Reading: 3 items
        1. Some varieties of functionalism - Sydney Shoemaker Spring 1981

          Article Recommended

    5. The problem of consciousness 6 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 2 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 3: Property Dualism

        2. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 10: Consciousness

      2. Additional Reading: 4 items
        1. Epiphenomenal Qualia - Frank Jackson 04/1982

          Article Recommended

        2. What Mary Didn't Know - Frank Jackson 05/1986

          Article Recommended

        3. What Experience Teaches’ - D. Lewis

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Is Consciousness Important? - Kathleen V. Wilkes 1984

          Article Recommended

    6. Explaining consciousness 4 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 2 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Introductory Reading:

        2. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 9: What is Consciousness?

      2. Additional Reading: 2 items
        1. The nature of mind - D. M. Armstrong 1981, c1980

          Book Recommended Armstrong, D. M. ‘What is consciousness?

        2. The cognitive neurosciences c[2009

          Book Recommended Block, N. ‘Comparing the major theories of consciousness’ in M.S. Gazzaniga (ed.) pp. 1111-1112

    7. Eliminative materialism 6 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 2 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 10: Eliminative Materialism

        2. Philosophy of mind: a contemporary introduction 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 9: Eliminativism

      2. Additional Reading: 4 items
        1. The Impact of Neuroscience on Philosophy - Patricia Smith Churchland Nov 6, 2008

          Article Recommended

        2. Facing Backwards on the Problem of Consciousness’ - D. Dennett 1996

          Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module PHIU9CB

    8. Intentionality and Mental Representation 8 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 2 items
        1. This is philosophy of mind: an introduction - Pete Mandik, ebrary, Inc 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 13: Intentionality & Mental Representation

        2. Philosophy of Mind - Jaegwon Kim 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 9: Mental Content

      2. Additional Reading: 6 items
        1. The Meaning of Meaning’ - H. Putnam

          Chapter Recommended

        2. ‘Misrepresentation’ - F. Dretske

          Chapter Recommended

        3. ‘On a causal theory of content’ - L. R. Baker

          Chapter Recommended

        4. Teleological Semantics - Mark Rowlands 1997

          Article Recommended

    9. Perception I: The argument from illusion and Sense-Datum Theories 6 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 2 items
        1. Philosophy of perception: a contemporary introduction - William Fish 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 1: Introduction

        2. Philosophy of perception: a contemporary introduction - William Fish 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 2: Sense datum theories

      2. Additional Reading: 4 items
        1. The problems of philosophy - Bertrand Russell 2001 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapters 1, 4 & 5

        2. ‘The Puzzle of Experience’ - J. J. Valberg

          Chapter Recommended

        3. Perception - Howard Robinson 1994

          Book Recommended Chapter 2, pp. 31-58

    10. Perception II: Intentional Theories/Disjunctivism 8 items
      1. Introductory Reading: 2 items
        1. Philosophy of perception: a contemporary introduction - William Fish 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Chapter 5: Intentional theories

        2. Philosophy of perception: a contemporary introduction - William Fish 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended Fish, Chapter 6: Disjunctive theories

      2. Additional Reading: 6 items
        1. Intentionalism Defended - A. Byrne 01/04/2001

          Article Recommended

        2. ‘Perceptual Content’ - M. G. F. Martin

          Chapter Recommended

        3. 'Either/Or’ - A. Byrne, H. Logue

          Chapter Recommended

        4. The Transparency of Experience - M.G.F. Martin 09/2002

          Article Recommended

  5. Beyond the reading list 1 item
    You are expected to read widely beyond this resource list. Make a start with your subject research guide
      1. Try the subject research guide for the most appropriate resources for your topic.