The Place of Mind

  • Thomas HünefeldtEmail author
Part of the Contributions To Phenomenology book series (CTPH, volume 95)


In both past and contemporary philosophy and science, the question as to where mind takes place has received an amazingly large variety of answers. In this chapter, I will first introduce some important distinctions concerning the variables that are logically involved in this question (1.), then sketch a brief and necessarily rough systematic overview of the basic kinds of answers that have been given to this question (2.), and finally attempt to give a phenomenological account of these basic kinds of answers (3.).


Mind Mental states and processes Consciousness Place Situatedness World Phenomenology Cognitive science 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ECONA – Interuniversity Center for Research on Cognitive Processing in Natural and Artificial SystemsSapienza University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Interdisciplinary Research Group on “Philosophy of Place”Catholic University of Eichstätt-IngolstadtEichstättGermany

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