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Minds, Ethics, and Conditionals: Themes from the Philosophy of Frank Jackson

Ian Ravenscroft

Abstract

A line-up of seventeen philosophers from the USA, the UK, and Australia present new essays on themes from the work of Frank Jackson, which bridges mind, language, logic, metaphysics, and ethics. Central to Jackson's work is an approach to metaphysical issues built on the twin foundations of supervenience and conceptual analysis. In the first part of the book, six essays examine this approach and its application to philosophy of mind and philosophy of colour. The second part focuses on Jackson's highly influential work on phenomenal consciousness. The third part is devoted to Jackson's work in ... More

Keywords: Frank Jackson, logic, philosophy of mind, philosophy of colour, metaethics, normative ethics, metaphysics, language, supervenience, conceptual analysis

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199267989
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267989.001.0001

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Ian Ravenscroft, editor
Flinders University, Australia
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