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Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention

Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention

Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haroutioun Haladjian

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028974
eISBN:
9780262327497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028974.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book, Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haladjian consider the relationship between consciousness and attention. The cognitive mechanism of attention has often been compared to consciousness, since ... More

The Crucible of ConsciousnessAn Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain

The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain

Zoltan Torey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512848
eISBN:
9780262255189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512848.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We are material beings in a material world, but we are also beings who have experiences and feelings. How can these subjective states be just a matter of matter? Philosophical materialists have ... More

Dialogues with DavidsonActing, Interpreting, Understanding

Dialogues with Davidson: Acting, Interpreting, Understanding

Jeff Malpas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015561
eISBN:
9780262295796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015561.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The work of the philosopher Donald Davidson is not only wide ranging in its influence and vision, but also in the breadth of issues that it encompasses. Davidson’s work includes seminal contributions ... More

Disclosing the WorldOn the Phenomenology of Language

Disclosing the World: On the Phenomenology of Language

Andrew Inkpin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262033916
eISBN:
9780262333955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033916.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book examines the disclosive function of language—what language does in revealing or disclosing the world. It takes a phenomenological approach to this question, defined by the need to accord ... More

DisjunctivismContemporary Readings

Disjunctivism: Contemporary Readings

Alex Byrne and Heather Logue (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026550
eISBN:
9780262255219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026550.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A central debate regarding perception in contemporary philosophy concerns the disjunctive theory of perceptual experience. Until the 1960s, philosophers of perception generally assumed that a ... More

Disturbed ConsciousnessNew Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Rocco J. Gennaro (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Disturbed Consciousness, philosophers and other scholars examine various psychopathologies in light of specific philosophical theories of consciousness. The contributing authors—some of them ... More

Division III of Heidegger's Being and TimeThe Unanswered Question of Being

Division III of Heidegger's Being and Time: The Unanswered Question of Being

Lee Braver (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029681
eISBN:
9780262330008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029681.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

How would Heidegger’s Being and Time have ended? How should it have concluded? Why didn’t he finish it? What would he have said about being in the final, concluding Division of the book that was ... More

DreamingA Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Jennifer M. Windt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Are dreams conscious experiences occurring during sleep? What exactly would it mean to say that they are? How does the concept of dreaming fit into the framework of concepts commonly used to describe ... More

Embodiment, Enaction, and CultureInvestigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Christoph Durt, Thomas Fuchs, and Christian Tewes (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Recent accounts of cognition attempt to overcome the limitations of traditional cognitive science by reconceiving cognition as enactive and the cognizer as an embodied being who is embedded in ... More

EmergenceContemporary Readings in Philosophy and Science

Emergence: Contemporary Readings in Philosophy and Science

Mark A. Bedau and Paul Humphreys (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026215
eISBN:
9780262268011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026215.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Emergence, largely ignored just thirty years ago, has become one of the liveliest areas of research in both philosophy and science. Fueled by advances in complexity theory, artificial life, physics, ... More

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