Download or read book Real Materialism written by Galen Strawson and published by OUP Oxford. This book was released on 2008-05-29 with total page 488 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Real Materialism draws together papers written over twenty years by Galen Strawson in philosophy of mind and metaphysics. Strawson focuses on five main areas of enquiry:  the nature of the physical, consciousness, the 'mind-body problem', and the prospects for panpsychism;  the self, the subject of experience, self-consciousness, and the 'narrative' self;  free will and moral responsibility;  the nature of thought and intentionality and their connection with consciousness;  the problem of causation with particular reference to the philosophy of David Hume.