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The Contributions of U.T. Place, H. Feigl and J.J.C. Smart to the identity Theory of Consciousness

McLaughlin, Brian P.; Planer, Ronald


In the 1950s, U.T. Place, Herbert Feigl and J.J.C. Smart championed the view that conscious processes are brain processes. The view was revolutionary since behaviourism was dominant at the time both n psychology and in the philosophy of mind.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Philosophy of Mind: The Key Thinkers
DOI: 10.5040/


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