Discusses the view that mental events are caused by physical events in the brain, but have no effects upon any physical events. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by William S. Robinson.
Discusses the contention that a given mental kind (property, state, event) is realized by distinct physical kinds. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by John Bickle.
An annotated bibliography of the models of human cognition of Berkeley, Burton, Hobbes, and Locke. (More figures from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries are promised.)
By Robert H. Wozniak, Bryn Mawr College. History of philosophical and scientific reactions to "the Cartesian impasse". Spanish translation available.
Argues that epiphenomenalism, identity theory and parallellism are all incoherent. Unless one denies consciousness only dualistic interactionism and idealism remain viable.
Survey articles on key issues in the field, and an annotated bibliography.
History and philosophical accounts of unity of consciousness; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Andrew Brook.
Theories which explain conscious states by their relations to higher-order representations of them; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Peter Carruthers.
Discussion of the connection between phenomenal consciousness and intentionality; by Charles Siewert.
The doctrine that mind is a fundamental feature of the world which exists throughout the universe; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Seager.