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Ontologic reduction of consciousness in “theory of identity” by G. Feigl and “materialism of cenral states” by D. Armstrong

E.V. Kim
80,00 Р


Kim Ellina Victorovna


Murmansk State Technical University


Examined is the problem of consciousness as central theme in analytical philosophy. Defined are important items in theory of identity of consciousness by G. Feigl and materialism of central states by D. Armstrong. Also modern relation of scientific community to the named problem is formulated.

Key words: analytical philosophy, identity of consciousness, materialism of central states, problem of consciousness, science about consciousness.



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