Philosophical Psychopathology

Philosophy without Thought Experiments

  • Garry Young

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

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  3. The Role of Consciousness in Intentional Action

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      Pages 9-9
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  4. Thought, Subjectivity and Rationality

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      Pages 99-99
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  5. Knowledge How and Epistemological Reduction

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      Pages 159-159
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 185-207

About this book

Introduction

This book uses rare pathologies to inform questions on topics such as consciousness and rationality. Rather than trying to answer these by inventing far-fetched scenario or 'thought experiments', it is better to utilize a rich but under-used clinical resource.

Keywords

consciousness decision-making experiment Free Will philosophy Psychopath psychopathology

Authors and affiliations

  • Garry Young
    • 1
  1. 1.Nottingham Trent UniversityUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137329325
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-46053-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32932-5
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