Mind-Body: A Categorial Relation

The relation of mind and body is one of the central problems of post­ Cartesian times. It has precluded a unified theory of the positive sciences and prevented a satisfactory notion of man's psychophysical unity. Gen­ erally it has been treated as a problem of causality and solutions have been...

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Main Author: Engelhardt, H. Tristram
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1973, 1973
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • I. Introduction
  • A. Occasions for an Investigation
  • B. Categories and Categorial Accounts
  • C. Programs of Investigation
  • D. Legitimacy of This Investigation
  • II. A Phenomenology of Mind and Body
  • A. Experience of Mind-Body
  • B. A Phenomenological Outline of an Ontology
  • III. Alternative Accounts
  • A. Conflicting Ontologies
  • B. Transcendental Requirements
  • IV. A Transcendental Ontological Account
  • A. A Dialectical Relation
  • B. The Dialectic of Mind and Body
  • C. Negative and Positive Dialectics and the Identity in Difference
  • D. An Answer to the Quid Juris
  • V. Ontological and Empirical Structures
  • A. Transcendental and Empirical Science
  • B. The Mind’s Embodiment
  • G. Structural Integration and Independence of Mind and Body
  • D. Psyche and Soma
  • E. Conclusion