Frontiers of Consciousness: The Chichele Lectures (2020)

Frontiers of Consciousness: The Chichele Lectures Lawrence Weiskrantz Martin Davies Frontiers of Consciousness The Chichele Lectures In recent years consciousness has become a significant area of study in the cognitive sciences The Frontiers of Consciousness is a major interdisciplinary exploration of consciousness The book stems f
  • Title: Frontiers of Consciousness: The Chichele Lectures
  • Author: Lawrence Weiskrantz Martin Davies
  • ISBN: 9780199233151
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Paperback
Frontiers of Consciousness: The Chichele Lectures Lawrence Weiskrantz Martin Davies In recent years consciousness has become a significant area of study in the cognitive sciences The Frontiers of Consciousness is a major interdisciplinary exploration of consciousness The book stems from the Chichele lectures held at All Souls College in Oxford, and features contributions from a who s who of authorities from both philosophy and psychology The result iIn recent years consciousness has become a significant area of study in the cognitive sciences The Frontiers of Consciousness is a major interdisciplinary exploration of consciousness The book stems from the Chichele lectures held at All Souls College in Oxford, and features contributions from a who s who of authorities from both philosophy and psychology The result is a truly interdisciplinary volume, which tackles some of the biggest and most impenetrable problems in consciousness The book includes chapters considering the apparent explanatory gap between science and consciousness, our conscious experience of emotions such as fear, and of willed actions by ourselves and others It looks at subjective differences between two ways in which visual information guides behaviour, and scientific investigation of consciousness in non human animals It looks at the challenges that the mind brain relation presents for clinical practice as well as for theories of consciousness The book draws on leading research from philosophy, experimental psychology, functional imaging of the brain, neuropsychology, neuroscience, and clinical neurology Distinctive in its accessibility, authority, and its depth of coverage, Frontiers of Consciousness will be a groundbreaking and influential addition to the consciousness literature.
Frontiers of Consciousness: The Chichele Lectures Lawrence Weiskrantz Martin Davies

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  1. Chrissy

    This is an excellent review of recent theoretical and empirical work in the search for consciousness Some of the biggest names in the philosophy of mind and all areas of human and animal neuroscience come together in this volume to discuss their respective approaches to the big question In such a compilation, it s only natural that some essays speak loudly to a given audience while others provide generally, but not always, fruitful points of disagreement in this particular book, some authors eve [...]

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