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The Making of a Philosopher

My Journey Through Twentieth-Century Philosophy

HarperCollins (2011)

Part memoir, part study, The Making of a Philosopher is the self–portrait of a deeply intelligent...

The Power of Movies

How Screen and Mind Interact

How is watching a movie similar to dreaming? What goes on in our minds when we become absorbed in a...

Basic Structures of Reality

Essays in Meta-Physics


In Basic Structures of Reality , Colin McGinn deals with questions of metaphysics, epistemology,...


A Critique of Mental Manipulation


Being surrounded by bullshit is one thing. Having your mind fucked is quite another. The former is...


Whether it's conkers in the schoolyard, kicking a football in the park, or playing tennis on...

Minds and Bodies

Philosophers and Their Ideas


In Minds and Bodies , Colin McGinn offers proof that contemporary philosophy, in the hands of a...


The Meaning of Disgust is an original study of a fascinating but neglected subject, which attempts...

Moral Literacy

or How to Do the Right Thing

"A great resource for beginning ethics courses. The book is short and yet it richly embodies the...


Colin McGinn presents his latest work on consciousness in ten interlinked essays, four of them...

Logical Properties

Identity, Existence, Predication, Necessity, Truth


Identity, existence, predication, necessity, and truth are fundamental philosophical concerns. Colin...