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Concepts, Theories, and the Mind-Body Problem

Herbert Feigl, Michael Scriven, and Grover Maxwell, editors

Concepts, Theories, and the Mind-Body Problem
Concepts, Theories, and the Mind-Body Problem

Herbert Feigl was Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota.

Michael Scriven is Distinguished Professor of Behavioral Science at Claremont Graduate University. He was previously a research associate of philosophy of science at the University of Minnesota.

Grover Maxwell was a research professor at the University of Minnesota’s Center for the Philosophy of Science.

Concepts, Theories, and the Mind-Body Problem

Contents

SYNOPSIS

UNITY OF SCIENCE AS A WORKING HYPOTHESIS, by Paul Oppenheim and Hilary Putnam
THE THEORETICIAN'S DILEMMA: A Study in the Logic of Theory Construction, by Carl G. Hempel
DEFINITIONS, EXPLANATIONS, AND THEORIES, by Michael Scriven
DISPOSITION CONCEPT'S AND EXTENSIONAL LOGIC, by Arthur Pap
COUNTERFACTUALS, DISPOSITIONS, AND THE CAUSAL MODALITIES, by Wilfrid Sellars
GENERAL STATEMENTS AS RESULTS OF INFERENCE? by H. Gavin Alexander
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF EXPERIENCE OF THE INDIVIDUAL FOR THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOLOGY, by Karl Zener
THE "MENTAL" AND THE "PHYSICAL," by Herbert Feigl
WHEN SHALL WE USE OUR HEADS INSTEAD OF THE FORMULA? by P. E. Meehl

APPENDIX: INTENTIONALITY AND THE MENTAL

Introduction, by Wilfrid Sellars
Setences about Believing, by Roderick M. Chisholm
Chisholm-Sellars Correspondence on Intentionality

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