Der 16. Weltkongress für Philosophie

Volume 3, 1983

Sektions-Vorträge II - Résumés des sections II - Section Papers II

Lajos Vereczkei
Pages 599-603

Philosophy and Natural Sciences as Basic Conditions for the Study of the Mind

The author attempts to form his thesis in exploring the dojective mechanisms of the functions of the mind. He Claims that two preconditions are necessary to achieve this aim: one is to possess an adequate philosophical concept, the other is to keep Controlling and concretizing this on the basis of new data yielded by the results of multidisciplinary research in natural Sciences. He first explains the main points of the marxian concept about the human consciousness, then deals with so me data of modern neurophysiological and behavioral Sciences about classical and instrumental conditioning, reinforcement, motivation and arousal reaction.