Sourcebook for the History of the Philosophy of Mind Philosophical Psychology from Plato to Kant

Fresh translations of key texts, exhaustive coverage from Plato to Kant, and detailed commentary by expert scholars of philosophy add up to make this sourcebook the first and most comprehensive account of the history of the philosophy of mind. Published at a time when the philosophy of mind and phil...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Knuuttila, Simo (Editor), Sihvola, Juha (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Studies in the History of Philosophy of Mind
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • I Soul as an entity
  • 1. The soul and the mind in ancient philosophy (Juha Sihvola and Henrik Lagerlund)
  • 2. The soul and the mind in medieval and early modern theories (Henrik Lagerlund)
  • II Sense perception
  • 1. Ancient theories (Miira Tuominen)
  • 2. Medieval theories (Simo Knuuttila & Pekka Kärkkäinen)
  • 3. Early modern theories (Tuomo Aho)
  • III Common sense, fantasy, and estimation
  • 1. Common sense and fantasy in ancient philosophy (Miira Tuominen)
  • 2. Medieval theories of internal senses (Simo Knuuttila & Pekka Kärkkäinen)
  • 3. Renaissance theories of internal senses (Lorenzo Casini).- 4. Common sense and fantasy in the seventeenth and eighteenth century Tuomo Aho)
  • IV Sleep and Dreams
  • 1. Ancient theories (Mika Perälä)
  • 2. Medieval theories (Pekka Kärkkäinen)
  • 3. Early Modern theories (Tuomo Aho)
  • V Memory and recollection
  • 1. Ancient and medieval theories (David Bloch)
  • 2. Early modern theories (Tuomo Aho)
  • VI Intellection and concept formation
  • 1. Ancient views of intellection (Miira Tuominen)
  • 2. Concepts and concept formation in medieval philosophy (Toivo Holopainen)
  • 3. Concepts and concept formation in early modern philosophy (Martina Reuter)
  • VII Judgement and reasoning
  • 1. Ancient theories of judgement (Mika Perälä)
  • 2. Ancient theories of reasoning (Miira Tuominen)
  • 3. Medieval theories of judgement and reasoning (Mika Perälä)
  • 4. Early modern theories of judgement and reasoning (Tuomo Aho)
  • VIII Psychology of Language
  • 1. Ancient and early medieval theories (Mika Perälä)
  • 2. Mental words and mental language in the later Middle Ages (Russ Friedman and Jenny Pelletier)
  • 3. Early Modern theories
  • IX Self-Consciousness
  • 1. Ancient theories (Pauliina Remes).- 2. Medieval theories (Mikko Yrjönsuuri and Juhana Toivanen)
  • 3. Early modern theories (Vili Lähteenmäki).- X Emotions
  • 1. From Plato to the Renaissance (Simo Knuuttila)
  • 2. Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century theories (Lilli Alanen)
  • XI Will and choice
  • 1. Choice and practical rreasoning in ancient philosophy (Håvard Løkke)
  • 2. Will and choice in medieval thought (Taina Holopainen)
  • 3. Will and freedom in Renaissance and Reformation thought (Risto Saarinen)
  • 4. Will in early modern philosophy (Mikko Yrjönsuuri).- XII Mental disturbances
  • Ancient theories (Marke Ahonen)
  • Medieval theories (Vesa Hirvonen)
  • Early modern theories (Timo Kaitaro).- XIII Physiognomy
  • Ancient, medieval and early modern physiognomy (Marke Ahonen).- IIV Psychology of gender
  • Ancient theories (Malin Grahn)
  • Medieval theories (Ilse Paakkinen)
  • Early modern theories (Martina Reuter)
  • Bibliography