Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Mind in Nature$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

C. B. Martin

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780199234103

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234103.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 21 September 2020



(p.1) 1 Introduction
The Mind in Nature

C. B. Martin (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter begins with a brief outline of the purpose of this book, which to offer an argument in support of a realism of properties and against an operationalist account and a tendency toward Pythagoreanism that may spring from the solely quantitative emphasis common in interpretations of scientific theory. It then discusses the role of dispositionality, nonmental dispositional systems, the functions that make a system mental, and perception and imagery.

Keywords:   realism, scientific theory, dispositionality, nonmental dispositional systems, perception, imagery, Pythagoreanism

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .