Selected Bibliography
 

Books & Articles (off-line):

Armstrong. D.M.
The Mind-Body Problem: An Opinionated Introduction.  Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1999.


Bayne, Tim. The Unity of Consciousness. Oxford University Press, 2012.


Bealer, G. “On the Possibility of Philosophical Knowledge” in J.E. Tomberlin (ed.), Philosophical Perspectives 10: Metaphysics, 1-34.  Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1996.

_______. & Robert Koons (eds.) The Waning of Materialism. Oxford University Press, 2010.


Beauregard, M. and O’Leary, D. The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist's Case for the Existence of the Soul.  NewYork: HarperCollins, 2007.


Beilby, J. (ed.). Naturalism Defeated? Essays on Plantinga’s Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002.


Churchland, Paul M. Metaphysics and the Mind-Body Problem. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979.

________. Matter and Consciousness, rev. edition. Cambridge , MA: MIT Press, 1988.


Cleeremans, Axel (ed.). The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and Dissociation. Oxford University Press, 2003.


Cooper, John W.
Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting: Biblical Anthropology and the  Monism-Dualism Debate. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.


Corcoran, Kevin. Rethinking Human nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2006.


Dennet, Daniel.
Consciousness Explained. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1991.


Eckert, Maureen (Ed). Theories of Mind: An Introductory Reader. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc, 2006.


Fumerton, Richard. Knowledge, Thought and the Case for Dualism. Cambridge University Press, 2013.


Gocke, Benedikt Paul. After Physicalism. University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.


Goetz, Stewart. “The Argument from Reason” in Philosophia Christi, Volume 15, No1, pps.  47-62.


Green, Joel. What About the Soul?: Neuroscience and Christian Anthropology. Abington Press, 1987, 2004.

_______. Body, Soul, and Human Life: The Nature of Humanity in the Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008.

_______. & Stuart Palmer (eds). In Search of the Soul: Four Views of the Mind Body Problem. IVP Academic, 2009.


Hasker, William.  The Emergent Self. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2001.

________. “What is Naturalism? And Should We Be Naturalists?” in Philosophia Christi, Volume 15, No1, pps. 11-20


Heil, John. The Nature of True Minds: In Search of a Fundamental Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.


Kim, Jaegwon. “Mental Causation and Two Conceptions of Mental Properties.” Paper delivered at the
American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, December 27-30, 1993.
________. “The Myth of Nonreductive Materialism,” in
Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 63 (1989):47.
________.
Mind in a Physical World. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1998.
________.
Philosophy of Mind. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1996.

McGinn, Colin. The Mysterious Mind. New York: Basic Books, 1999.
________.
The Problem of Consciousness: Essays Toward a Resolution. Oxford: Blackwell, 1991.


Menuge, Angus. Agents Under Fire: Materialism and the Rationality of Science. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.

________. “Neuroscience, Rationality and Free Will” in Philosophia Christi, Volume 15, No1, pps. 81-96.


Moreland, J. P. “God and the Argument from Mind,” in
Scaling the Secular City, by J.P. Moreland, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1987, pps. 77-103.


________. “A Defense of a Substance Dualist View of the Soul,” in
Christian Perspectives on Being Human: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Integration, Edited by J. P. Moreland and David M. Ciocchi, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 1993, pp. 55-79.

________. “Mental vs. Top-Down Causation: Sic et Non: Why Top-Down Causation Does Not Support Mental Causation” in Philosophia Christi, Volume 15, No1, 2013, pps. 133-48.

________. & William Lane Craig. Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 2003. See especially the discussion the mind/body problem on pp. 228-247.

________. & Scott Rae. Body and Soul: Human Nature and the Crisis in Ethics. Downer’s Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Academic Press, 2000.


Murphy, Nancy. Bodies and Souls or Spirited Bodies? New York, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.


Nagel, Thomas. The Last Word. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

________. Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False.  Oxford University Press, 2012.

Robinson, Howard.
Matter and Sense. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

________. (ed.) Objections to Physicalism. Oxford: Clarendon, 1993.

Searle, John.
The Rediscovery of the Mind. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992.

Smythies, John R., and Beloff, John eds.
The Case for Dualism. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1989.

Swinburne, Richard.
The Evolution of the Soul. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Taliaferro, Charles. “Naturalism and the Mind” in
Naturalism: A Critical Analysis. Edited by J. P. Moreland and William Lane Craig. New York: Routledge, 2000.
________.
Consciousness and the Mind of God. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
________. “Philosophy of Mind and the Christian,” in
Christian Theism and the Problems of Philosophy. Edited by Michael D. Beaty. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990, pp. 230-53.


Wagner, S.J. and Wagner, R.. Naturalism A Critical Appraisal.  Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.


On-line Resources:

See also
Contemporary Philosophy of Mind WebSite with annotations (by David Chalmers, University of Arizona)---more than 5000 entries.

Responses to Thomas Nagel’s book:  Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False.

    An Author Attracts Unlikely Allies  (Jennifer Schuessler in the NY Times Review)

    “Heretic” in (Andrew Ferguson in The Weekly Standard)

    Where Thomas Nagel Went Wrong (Michael Chorost in the Chronicle of Higher Education Review)

    Science Dismisses Nagel Book with Faint Praise  (Kristina Musholt in Evolution News & Views)

    Philosopher Thomas Nagel Goes the Way of Alvin Plantinga, Disses Evolution (In Why Evolution is True Website)

    What’s Gotten Into Thomas Nagel?  (Joseph Brean in National Post Review)

    Do You Only Have a Brain?  On Thomas Nagel (Brian Leiter & Michael Weisberg in The Nation)

    Why Darwinist Materialism is Wrong  (Alvin Plantinga in The New Republic)

    Aren’t Souls Passé?  Biblical Reflections on Human Nature by Joshua Farris

    Oxford University Press Online Resource Centres, Library of Web Links

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