Knowledge and the Body-Mind Problem
In Defence of Interaction
Like Einstein, or Keynes [Popper] has
transformed the way in which we see the world. Sir
Here, Poppers ideas are expressed
with a beguiling simplicity and with considerable humour and charm.
The enthusiasm (and, occasionally, puzzlement) of the original audience
is preserved in the records of discussions following each lecture. The
volume serves as an excellent introduction to Poppers later thought
for those who think philosophy beyond them.
Roger Caldwell, Literary Review
This collection is based on lectures given in 1969 by Sir Karl Popper at Emory University. Popper here argues forcefully that the problem of the interaction between mental and physical states is still open in spite of the materialist philosophers often repeated assertion that it has evaporated.
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