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Consciousness

Wit and Mirth  Or  Pills to Purge Melancholy
Author: Sara Heinämaa
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402060823
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This collection represents the first historical survey focusing on the notion of consciousness. It approaches consciousness through its constitutive aspects, such as subjectivity, reflexivity, intentionality and selfhood. Covering discussions from ancient philosophy all the way to contemporary debates, the book enriches current systematic debates by uncovering historical roots of the notion of consciousness.
Consciousness
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Sara Heinämaa, Vili Lähteenmäki, Pauliina Remes
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-16 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
This collection represents the first historical survey focusing on the notion of consciousness. It approaches consciousness through its constitutive aspects, such as subjectivity, reflexivity, intentionality and selfhood. Covering discussions from ancient philosophy all the way to contemporary debates, the book enriches current systematic debates by uncovering historical roots of the
Consciousness
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: Anthony Freeman
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO
An exciting introduction to consciousness research and its applications to our waking and sleeping moments. * 12 chapters discussing the important debates on the nature of consciousness including excerpts from classic texts * Rich illustrations, including photographs and drawings
Consciousness
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Susan Blackmore
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge
Is there a theory that explains the essence of consciousness? Or is consciousness itself just an illusion? The 'last great mystery of science', consciousness is a topic that was banned from serious research for most of the last century, but is now an area of increasing popular interest, as well
Consciousness
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: William G. Lycan
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: MIT Press
In this book, William Lycan defends an original theory of mind that he calls "homuncular functionalism." What is consciousness? The answer to this question has been pondered upon, grappled with, and argued about since time immemorial. There has never been an answer that achieved consensus; certainly philosophers have never agreed.In
Consciousness
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Christof Koch
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-09 - Publisher: MIT Press
What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bioelectrical activity in the brain? How can anything physical give rise to nonphysical, subjective, conscious states? Christof Koch has devoted much of his career to bridging the seemingly unbridgeable gap between the physics of the brain and phenomenal experience.
The Evolution of Consciousness
Language: ar
Pages: 330
Authors: Andrew Lohrey
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: ICRL Press
The Evolution of Consciousness begins to set an agenda for science to include consciousness. This program may well result in making redundant many of the cherished assumptions of mechanical science. When consciousness is considered, for example, the standard fiction that space and time are physical features of an independent universe
Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Susan Blackmore, Susan J. Blackmore
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press
A lively introduction that combines the perspectives of philosophy, psychology and neuroscience - written by the top name in the field, Susan Blackmore.
Consciousness and the Brain
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Stanislas Dehaene
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-30 - Publisher: Penguin
WINNER OF THE 2014 BRAIN PRIZE From the acclaimed author of Reading in the Brain, a breathtaking look at the new science that can track consciousness deep in the brain How does our brain generate a conscious thought? And why does so much of our knowledge remain unconscious? Thanks to
Consciousness
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Andrea Eugenio Cavanna, Andrea Nani
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-30 - Publisher: Springer
This book reviews some of the most important scientific and philosophical theories concerning the nature of mind and consciousness. Current theories on the mind-body problem and the neural correlates of consciousness are presented through a series of biographical sketches of the most influential thinkers across the fields of philosophy of
The Conscious Mind
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: David J. Chalmers
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
Writing in a rigorous, thought-provoking style, the author takes us on a far-reaching tour through the philosophical ramifications of consciousness, offering provocative insights into the relationship between mind and brain.