Herbert Feigl, The "Mental" and the "Physical": The Essay and a Postscript (1967).

Table of Contents

Preface to Essay

Preface to Postscript

THE ESSAY

  1. A Preliminary Survey of Some Perplexities and Their Repression
  2. The Scientific and the Philosophical Strands in the Mind-Body Tangle
  3. Requirements and Desiderata for an Adequate Solution of the Mind-Body Problem. A Concise Statement of the Major Issues
  4. Sorting Out the Various Meanings of "Mental" and "Physical". A Comparative and Critical Analysis
    1. "Subjective" versus "Objective".
    2. Non-Spatial versus Spatial.
    3. Quality versus Quantity.
    4. "Purposive" versus "Mechanical.
    5. "Mnemic", "Holistic", "Emergent" versus "Non-Mnemic", "Atomistic", "Compositional".
    6. "Intentional" versus "Non-intentional".
  5. Mind-Body Identity. Explications and Supporting Arguments
    1. Review of the More Basic Meanings and Connotations of "Mental" and "Physical".
    2. The Inference to Other Minds.
    3. The Cognitive Roles of Acquaintance.
    4. Reduction and Identification in Scientific Theories.
    5. Arguments Concerning the Identification of Sentience with Neural Events.
  6. A Budget of Unsolved Problems. Suggestions for Further Analyses and Research
    1. Is There a Phenomenal Language? The Relations of Meaning, Evidence, and Reference.
    2. Unitary or Dual Language Reconstruction?
    3. One-one Correspondence and the "Riddle of the Universe."
    4. Some Remarks on the Philosophical Relevance of Open Scientific Questions in Psychophysiology.
      Concluding Remark.

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