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Le non-lieu de l'esprit?

ContributorsEngel, Pascal
Published inRevue philosophique de la France et de l'étranger, vol. 187, no. 4, p. 447-459
Publication date1997
Abstract

A critical analysis of two recent books by Vincent Descombes, where he criticizes contemporary Cartesian and materialistic theories of the mind from a neo-Wittgensteinian standpoint. Contrary to what he claims, neither holism nor externalism can be incompatible with a causalist view of the mental and a more sophisticated form of naturalism.

Keywords
  • Externalism
  • Holism
  • Metaphysics
  • Mind
  • Descombes, V.
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
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ENGEL, Pascal. Le non-lieu de l’esprit? In: Revue philosophique de la France et de l’étranger, 1997, vol. 187, n° 4, p. 447–459.
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ISSN of the journal0035-3833
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