Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences

2017.06.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thiemo Breyer and Christopher Gutland (eds.), Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of
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2017.06.16 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Thiemo Breyer and Christopher Gutland (eds.), Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences, Routledge, 2016, 224pp., $148.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138901704. Reviewed by John J. Drummond, Fordham University The debate concerning cognitive phenomenology in analytic philosophy of mind has centered around, first, the question of whether we consciously experience cognitive states. If one answers affirmatively, a second question arises: do cognitive states have phenomenal character in their own right, independent of the phenomenality proper to any associated or incorporated states? If so, a third question concerns the nature of cognition's phenomenal character. The editors state that the purpose of the book is "to broaden the scope of this debate by fostering dialogue between the philosophy of mind and the phenomenological tradition inaugurated by Edmund Husserl". . .

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