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Consciousness from a Broad Perspective : A Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Introduction.

By: Hedman, Anders.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Neuroscience, Consciousness and Spirituality Ser: Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 1 online resource (292 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319529752.Subject(s): ConsciousnessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Consciousness from a Broad Perspective : A Philosophical and Interdisciplinary IntroductionDDC classification: 128.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Consciousness -- Background to the Current Debate -- Introduction -- Discussion Questions -- Behaviorism and the Cognitive Revolution -- Dualism and Physicalism -- Neuroscience and Philosophy -- References -- Philosophy from Socrates to Descartes -- Plato's Philosophy -- Body and Soul -- Aristotle and Science -- Aristotle's World -- Logic -- Souls -- Scholasticism -- Dualism -- A New Logic -- The Method of Doubt -- Could It All Be a Dream? -- Problems of Dualism -- Mind-Body Interaction -- Freedom -- Skepticism -- Solipsism -- Animal Consciousness -- The Unconscious -- The Self -- Discussion Questions -- Plato -- Aristotle -- Dualism -- References -- Philosophy, Science, and the Mind-Body Problem -- Dualism -- Monism -- Leibniz's Idealism -- Berkeley's Idealism -- Hume's Empiricism -- Kant's Transcendental Idealism -- Discussion Questions -- References -- Consciousness as a Scientific Problem -- The Science of Psychology -- Behaviorism -- The Cognitive Revolution and the Re-emergence of the Mind -- Information Processing -- The Brain as a Computer -- Turing's Test -- Turing Machines -- Searle's Chinese Room -- The Background -- Mind Without Intentionality -- Computational Neuroscience -- Discussion Questions -- Early Psychology -- Freud -- Wittgenstein -- Behaviorism -- The Cognitive Revolution and Artificial Intelligence -- References -- Consciousness Rediscovered -- Functional Neuroanatomy and Biochemistry -- Brain Activity Non-stop -- Brain Organization -- Brain Lobes -- Frontal Lobe -- Frontal Lobe Pathologies -- Psychosurgery of the Frontal Lobes -- Frontal Lobe Summary -- Parietal Lobe -- Parietal Lobe Pathologies -- Parietal Lobe Summary -- Occipital Lobe -- Occipital Lobe Pathologies -- Occipital lobe summary -- Temporal Lobe -- Temporal Lobe Pathologies -- Temporal Lobe Summary -- Core Brain Structures.
Limbic System -- Limbic System Pathologies -- Limbic System Summary -- Basal Ganglia -- Basal Ganglia Pathologies -- Basal Ganglia Summary -- Diencephalon -- Diencephalon Pathologies -- Diencephalon Summary -- Mesencephalon (Midbrain) -- Mesencephalon Pathologies -- Mesencephalon Summary -- Metencephalon -- Metencephalon Pathologies -- Metencephalon Summary -- Myelencephalon (Medulla) -- Myelencephalon Pathologies -- Myelencephalon Summary -- Neurons: Communicating Cells -- Neural Coding -- Receptive Field -- Rate Coding -- Population Coding -- Grandmother Coding -- Parallel Processing -- Redundancy -- Neural Pathways -- Neurotransmitters -- Glutamate -- Serotonin -- Dopamine -- Acetylcholine -- Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid -- Epinephrine, Norepinephrine -- Endorphins and Enkephalins -- Glia and the Other Brain -- Brain Imaging -- Computed Tomography -- How It Works -- Positron Emission Tomography -- How It Works -- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- How It Works -- Electroencephalography -- How It Works -- Magnetoencephalography -- How It Works -- Neural Correlates of Consciousness -- Biological Naturalism -- Causal Emergence of the Conscious Field -- Free Will -- Discussion Questions -- References -- Consciousness as a Modern Mystery -- Approaches to Understanding the Mind -- Idealism -- Physicalism -- Behaviorism -- Functionalism -- Consciousness as Mysterious -- Imagine a Causal Explanation of Consciousness -- Ben the Neuroscientist and the Quest for Consciousness -- Why Are We Conscious? -- Consciousness and Blindsight -- Evolution of Virtual and Conscious Seeing -- David Chalmers on Consciousness -- Consciousness as a Fundamental -- Chalmers's Theory of Consciousness -- Psychophysical Parallelism: Structural Coherence -- Joseph Levine's Explanatory Gap -- Tomas Nagel and Being a Bat -- Mary the Scientist -- McGinn and Cognitive Closure.
Mysterian Pluralism -- Human Cognition -- Consciousness and Emergence -- Discussion Questions -- Introduction -- Ben the Neuroscientist -- Consciousness and Blindsight -- David Chalmers -- Joseph Levine -- Thomas Nagel -- Frank Jackson -- Colin McGinn -- References -- Rethinking Consciousness -- Correlation and Causation -- Neuroscientific Studies of Vision and Consciousness -- Illusions of Time and Action -- Free Will and Action -- Ordering of Events -- The Binding Problem -- Split Brains -- Ned Block and the Concept of Consciousness -- Access and Phenomenal Consciousness -- Blindsight as Access Consciousness -- Bernard Baars's Global Workspace Model of Consciousness -- The Theater Model in More Detail -- Consciousness as Serial Processing in Parallel-Processing Brains -- Contrastive Analysis -- Beyond Rethinking Consciousness -- The New Skeptics -- Eliminative Materialism -- Folk Psychology as Theory -- Folk Psychology and Neurophilosophy -- Folk Psychology and Unity of Science -- Reducing Folk Psychology -- Replacing Folk Psychology with a Neurocomputational Model -- Vectors and Consciousness -- The Brain as a Kinetic System -- Consciousness as Recursive Vector Transformations -- Consciousness Explained? -- Information Processing and Consciousness -- The Problems of Life and Consciousness as Mechanical Problems -- A Computational View of Consciousness -- Cartesian Materialism -- The User Illusion -- Developmental Consciousness -- Virtual Machines in the Brain -- What Lies Behind the User Illusion? -- Putting the Stream of Consciousness Together -- Dennett on Subjective Experience -- Discussion Questions -- The Visual World as an Illusion -- Benjamin Libet -- The Binding Problem -- Split Brains -- Ned Block -- Bernard Baars -- Paul and Patricia Churchland -- Daniel Dennett -- References -- Externalism and Consciousness -- Internalism Challenged.
Frege on Meaning -- Putnam's Externalism -- Burge's Externalism -- Qualia and Externalism -- Block's Inverted Earth -- In the Head and the World -- Clark and Chalmers's Vehicle Externalism -- Active and Passive Externalism -- Functionalism and Vehicle Externalism -- Contingency and Coupling -- Externalism About Beliefs -- Cognitive States Across People and Artifacts -- Externalism and Consciousness -- Susan Hurley's Vehicle Externalism of Consciousness -- Alva Noë Considers Life and Consciousness -- Consciousness in a Petri Dish -- Rewiring Visual Systems -- Phantom Limbs -- Sensory Substitution -- Biology of Consciousness? -- Discussion Questions -- Introduction -- Frege and Russell -- Putnam and Burge -- Clark and Chalmers -- Alva Noë -- Summary Questions -- References -- Conclusions -- Neurofunctionalism -- Envirofunctionalism -- Radicalism -- Dualism -- Forms Ontology and the Otherworldly -- Systems Views -- Copenhagen Skepticism -- Technological Ontology -- Wheeler's Metaphysics of Information -- Biological Liberalism -- References -- A Conscious Universe -- Western Subjectivism and Eastern Formlessness -- The Ego and the Universe -- Constrained Stories of Western Subjectivism -- The Focus on Thought in Western Naturalism -- Naturalism as a Metaphysical Perspective -- Hume and Kant on the Limits of Naturalism -- Einstein's Pragmatic Realism -- Fundamentally Observers of Our Universe -- A Pointless Universe as a Reductio ad Absurdum -- Will of Nature, Will to Power, and Consciousness -- A Thought Experiment in the Western Intellectual Tradition -- Imagine Schopenhauer's Satori -- Postmodernism and Will to Power -- Meditative Perspectives and Conditioned States of Mind -- Faith in Philosophical Materialism -- A Dialogue on Consciousness -- Western Subjectivism -- Researching the Formless -- References -- Index.
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Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Consciousness -- Background to the Current Debate -- Introduction -- Discussion Questions -- Behaviorism and the Cognitive Revolution -- Dualism and Physicalism -- Neuroscience and Philosophy -- References -- Philosophy from Socrates to Descartes -- Plato's Philosophy -- Body and Soul -- Aristotle and Science -- Aristotle's World -- Logic -- Souls -- Scholasticism -- Dualism -- A New Logic -- The Method of Doubt -- Could It All Be a Dream? -- Problems of Dualism -- Mind-Body Interaction -- Freedom -- Skepticism -- Solipsism -- Animal Consciousness -- The Unconscious -- The Self -- Discussion Questions -- Plato -- Aristotle -- Dualism -- References -- Philosophy, Science, and the Mind-Body Problem -- Dualism -- Monism -- Leibniz's Idealism -- Berkeley's Idealism -- Hume's Empiricism -- Kant's Transcendental Idealism -- Discussion Questions -- References -- Consciousness as a Scientific Problem -- The Science of Psychology -- Behaviorism -- The Cognitive Revolution and the Re-emergence of the Mind -- Information Processing -- The Brain as a Computer -- Turing's Test -- Turing Machines -- Searle's Chinese Room -- The Background -- Mind Without Intentionality -- Computational Neuroscience -- Discussion Questions -- Early Psychology -- Freud -- Wittgenstein -- Behaviorism -- The Cognitive Revolution and Artificial Intelligence -- References -- Consciousness Rediscovered -- Functional Neuroanatomy and Biochemistry -- Brain Activity Non-stop -- Brain Organization -- Brain Lobes -- Frontal Lobe -- Frontal Lobe Pathologies -- Psychosurgery of the Frontal Lobes -- Frontal Lobe Summary -- Parietal Lobe -- Parietal Lobe Pathologies -- Parietal Lobe Summary -- Occipital Lobe -- Occipital Lobe Pathologies -- Occipital lobe summary -- Temporal Lobe -- Temporal Lobe Pathologies -- Temporal Lobe Summary -- Core Brain Structures.

Limbic System -- Limbic System Pathologies -- Limbic System Summary -- Basal Ganglia -- Basal Ganglia Pathologies -- Basal Ganglia Summary -- Diencephalon -- Diencephalon Pathologies -- Diencephalon Summary -- Mesencephalon (Midbrain) -- Mesencephalon Pathologies -- Mesencephalon Summary -- Metencephalon -- Metencephalon Pathologies -- Metencephalon Summary -- Myelencephalon (Medulla) -- Myelencephalon Pathologies -- Myelencephalon Summary -- Neurons: Communicating Cells -- Neural Coding -- Receptive Field -- Rate Coding -- Population Coding -- Grandmother Coding -- Parallel Processing -- Redundancy -- Neural Pathways -- Neurotransmitters -- Glutamate -- Serotonin -- Dopamine -- Acetylcholine -- Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid -- Epinephrine, Norepinephrine -- Endorphins and Enkephalins -- Glia and the Other Brain -- Brain Imaging -- Computed Tomography -- How It Works -- Positron Emission Tomography -- How It Works -- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- How It Works -- Electroencephalography -- How It Works -- Magnetoencephalography -- How It Works -- Neural Correlates of Consciousness -- Biological Naturalism -- Causal Emergence of the Conscious Field -- Free Will -- Discussion Questions -- References -- Consciousness as a Modern Mystery -- Approaches to Understanding the Mind -- Idealism -- Physicalism -- Behaviorism -- Functionalism -- Consciousness as Mysterious -- Imagine a Causal Explanation of Consciousness -- Ben the Neuroscientist and the Quest for Consciousness -- Why Are We Conscious? -- Consciousness and Blindsight -- Evolution of Virtual and Conscious Seeing -- David Chalmers on Consciousness -- Consciousness as a Fundamental -- Chalmers's Theory of Consciousness -- Psychophysical Parallelism: Structural Coherence -- Joseph Levine's Explanatory Gap -- Tomas Nagel and Being a Bat -- Mary the Scientist -- McGinn and Cognitive Closure.

Mysterian Pluralism -- Human Cognition -- Consciousness and Emergence -- Discussion Questions -- Introduction -- Ben the Neuroscientist -- Consciousness and Blindsight -- David Chalmers -- Joseph Levine -- Thomas Nagel -- Frank Jackson -- Colin McGinn -- References -- Rethinking Consciousness -- Correlation and Causation -- Neuroscientific Studies of Vision and Consciousness -- Illusions of Time and Action -- Free Will and Action -- Ordering of Events -- The Binding Problem -- Split Brains -- Ned Block and the Concept of Consciousness -- Access and Phenomenal Consciousness -- Blindsight as Access Consciousness -- Bernard Baars's Global Workspace Model of Consciousness -- The Theater Model in More Detail -- Consciousness as Serial Processing in Parallel-Processing Brains -- Contrastive Analysis -- Beyond Rethinking Consciousness -- The New Skeptics -- Eliminative Materialism -- Folk Psychology as Theory -- Folk Psychology and Neurophilosophy -- Folk Psychology and Unity of Science -- Reducing Folk Psychology -- Replacing Folk Psychology with a Neurocomputational Model -- Vectors and Consciousness -- The Brain as a Kinetic System -- Consciousness as Recursive Vector Transformations -- Consciousness Explained? -- Information Processing and Consciousness -- The Problems of Life and Consciousness as Mechanical Problems -- A Computational View of Consciousness -- Cartesian Materialism -- The User Illusion -- Developmental Consciousness -- Virtual Machines in the Brain -- What Lies Behind the User Illusion? -- Putting the Stream of Consciousness Together -- Dennett on Subjective Experience -- Discussion Questions -- The Visual World as an Illusion -- Benjamin Libet -- The Binding Problem -- Split Brains -- Ned Block -- Bernard Baars -- Paul and Patricia Churchland -- Daniel Dennett -- References -- Externalism and Consciousness -- Internalism Challenged.

Frege on Meaning -- Putnam's Externalism -- Burge's Externalism -- Qualia and Externalism -- Block's Inverted Earth -- In the Head and the World -- Clark and Chalmers's Vehicle Externalism -- Active and Passive Externalism -- Functionalism and Vehicle Externalism -- Contingency and Coupling -- Externalism About Beliefs -- Cognitive States Across People and Artifacts -- Externalism and Consciousness -- Susan Hurley's Vehicle Externalism of Consciousness -- Alva Noë Considers Life and Consciousness -- Consciousness in a Petri Dish -- Rewiring Visual Systems -- Phantom Limbs -- Sensory Substitution -- Biology of Consciousness? -- Discussion Questions -- Introduction -- Frege and Russell -- Putnam and Burge -- Clark and Chalmers -- Alva Noë -- Summary Questions -- References -- Conclusions -- Neurofunctionalism -- Envirofunctionalism -- Radicalism -- Dualism -- Forms Ontology and the Otherworldly -- Systems Views -- Copenhagen Skepticism -- Technological Ontology -- Wheeler's Metaphysics of Information -- Biological Liberalism -- References -- A Conscious Universe -- Western Subjectivism and Eastern Formlessness -- The Ego and the Universe -- Constrained Stories of Western Subjectivism -- The Focus on Thought in Western Naturalism -- Naturalism as a Metaphysical Perspective -- Hume and Kant on the Limits of Naturalism -- Einstein's Pragmatic Realism -- Fundamentally Observers of Our Universe -- A Pointless Universe as a Reductio ad Absurdum -- Will of Nature, Will to Power, and Consciousness -- A Thought Experiment in the Western Intellectual Tradition -- Imagine Schopenhauer's Satori -- Postmodernism and Will to Power -- Meditative Perspectives and Conditioned States of Mind -- Faith in Philosophical Materialism -- A Dialogue on Consciousness -- Western Subjectivism -- Researching the Formless -- References -- Index.

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