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The Mind's Construction: The Ontology of Mind and Mental Action

Matthew Soteriou

Abstract

Philosophers working on the ontology of mind have highlighted various distinctions that can be drawn between the ways in which different aspects of our minds fill time. For example, they note that whereas some elements of our mental lives obtain over time, others unfold over time, and some continue to occur throughout intervals of time. This book explores ways in which such distinctions can be put to work in helping to inform philosophical accounts of both sensory and cognitive aspects of consciousness. Part I of the book argues that work in the ontology of mind that focuses on distinctions of ... More

Keywords: ontology of mind, mental action, consciousness, sensory consciousness, conscious thinking, perceptual experience, bodily sensation, perceptual imagination

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199678457
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678457.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Matthew Soteriou, author
University of Warwick