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Keeping the World in Mind

Mental Representations and the Sciences of the Mind


Part of the New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science book series (NDPCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 1-6
  3. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 7-29
  4. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 30-44
  5. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 45-56
  6. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 57-74
  7. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 75-90
  8. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 91-102
  9. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 103-114
  10. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 115-130
  11. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 131-149
  12. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 150-166
  13. Anne Jaap Jacobson
    Pages 167-169
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 170-186

About this book


Drawing on a wide range of resources, including the history of philosophy, her role as director of a cognitive neuroscience group, and her Wittgensteinian training at Oxford, Jacobson provides fresh views on representation, concepts, perception, action, emotion and belief.


concept David Hume drawing emotion history history of literature history of philosophy Ludwig Wittgenstein neuroscience perception philosophy skepticism

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of HoustonUSA

About the authors

Anne Jaap Jacobson is Professor of Philosophy and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Houston, USA.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Keeping the World in Mind
  • Book Subtitle Mental Representations and the Sciences of the Mind
  • Authors
  • Series Title New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection Philosophy and Religion (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-230-29671-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-33388-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-31558-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 186
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Philosophy of Mind
    Philosophy of Religion
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