Mind in Action: Essays in the Philosophy of Mind

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Mind in Action - Essays in the Philosophy of Mind *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Mind in Action, Action in Context 1
  • 1: Persons and Personae *
  • 1: Persons and Personae 26
  • 2: The Transformations of Persons 47
  • 3: Persons, Policies, and Bodies 61
  • 4: Characters, Persons, Selves, Individuals 78
  • 2: Psychological Activities 98
  • 5: Explaining Emotions *
  • 6: The Historicity of Psychological Attitudes 121
  • 7: Jealousy, Attention, and Loss 135
  • 8: Unconscious Affects, Mourning, and the Erotic Mind 155
  • 9: Adaptivity and Self-Knowledge 172
  • 3: The Wayward Mind *
  • 10: Fearing Death 196
  • 11: The Deceptive Self 212
  • 12: Where Does the Akratic Break Take Place? 229
  • 13: Akrasia and Conflict 246
  • 4: Community as the Context of Character *
  • 14: Three Myths of Moral Theory 270
  • 15: The Two Faces of Courage 299
  • 16: Virtues and Their Vicissitudes 314
  • 17: Imagination and Power 330
  • Notes *
  • Acknowledgments 377
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