Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mind

Brian McLaughlin (Rutgers) and Jonathan Cohen(UC, San Diego), editors

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

Jonathan Cohen

1  Mental Content

Is there a viable notion of narrow mental content?
Is externalism about mental content compatible with privileged access?

Is the intentional essentially normative?
Is there is non-conceptual content?

2  Physicalism

Is non-reductive materialism viable?

Should physicalists be a priori physicalists?
Is there an unresolved problem of mental causation?

3  The Place of Consciousness in Nature

Is consciousness ontologically emergent from the physical?
Are phenomenal characters and intentional contents of experiences identical?
Is awareness of our mental acts a kind of perceptual consciousness?