Routledge (2000)

Anita Avramides
Oxford University
How do I know whether there are any minds beside my own? This problem of other minds in philosophy raises questions which are at the heart of all philosophical investigations--how it is that we know, what is in the mind, and whether we can be certain about any of our beliefs. In this book, Anita Avramides begins with a historical overview of the problem from the Ancient Skeptics to Descartes, Malebranche, Locke, Berkeley, Reid, and Wittgenstein. The second part of the book investigates the views of influential contemporary philosophers such as Strawson, Davidson, Nagel and Searle
Keywords Other minds (Theory of knowledge
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Reprint years 2001, 2009
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Call number BD213.A97 2001
ISBN(s) 0415033365   9780415033367   9780203870174   0415241936   9780415241939
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