The Phenomenological Mind

Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi

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The Phenomenological Mind is the first book to explore topics in philosophy of mind and the cognitive sciences from a phenomenological perspective
Key questions and topics covered include:
• what is phenomenology?
• naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences
• phenomenology and consciousness
• consciousness and self-consciousness, including perception and action
• time and consciousness, including William James and Edmund Husserl
• intentionality
• the embodied mind
• action
• knowledge of other minds
• situated and extended minds
• phenomenology and personal identity.
Interesting and important examples are used throughout, including phantom limb syndrome, blindsight and self-disorders in schizophrenia.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages271
ISBN (Electronic)9780203126752
ISBN (Print)9780415610377, 9780415610360
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • phenomenology
  • cognition
  • philosophy of mind
  • cognitive science


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