El problema mente-cuerpoun ensayo de antropología wittgensteiniana

  1. Carlos Rodríguez Sutil 1
  1. 1 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Madrid, España

    ROR 02p0gd045

Estudios de Psicología = Studies in Psychology

ISSN: 0210-9395

Year of publication: 1993

Issue: 49

Pages: 107-120

Type: Article

DOI: 10.1080/02109395.1993.10821190 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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This article strives to offer a solution to the classical anthropological problem, well-stated by Descartes, concerning the relationship between mind and body. This problem has caused great confusion in psychology. In order to attain that goal we recur to the criticism of internal entities by Wittgenstein and his private language argument. Subsequently we refer this criticism to the psychological verificational reductionism: behaviourism and physiologism; and the James-Lange theory of emotions. The mistake shared by these approaches is the implicit presupposition of Cartesian dualism and its egocentric perspective