An Empirical Account of Mind

  • D. M. Taylor
Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures book series (RIPL)


What could an empirical theory of the Mind be? Surely one which demonstrated that questions about the existence of minds were empirical questions — to be decided by observation, by the senses. This in turn would require an explanation of the meaning of statements about minds or mental states in terms referring to observable events, states and objects.


Mental State Colour Word Trivial Condition Empirical Theory Adequate Criterion 
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© Royal Institute of Philosophy 1976

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