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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

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

EnactionToward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

John Stewart, Olivier Gapenne, and Ezequiel A. Di Paolo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book presents the framework for a new, comprehensive approach to cognitive science. The proposed paradigm, enaction, offers an alternative to cognitive science’s classical, first-generation ... More

The EnvironmentPhilosophy, Science, and Ethics

The Environment: Philosophy, Science, and Ethics

William P. Kabasenche, Michael O'Rourke, and Matthew H. Slater (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017404
eISBN:
9780262301770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017404.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophical reflections on the environment began with early philosophers’ invocation of a cosmology that mixed natural and supernatural phenomena. Today, the central philosophical problem posed by ... More

The Ethical Treatment of DepressionAutonomy through Psychotherapy

The Ethical Treatment of Depression: Autonomy through Psychotherapy

Paul Biegler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015493
eISBN:
9780262295628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015493.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

One in six people worldwide will experience depression over the course of a lifetime. Many who seek relief through the healthcare system are treated with antidepressant medication; in the United ... More

The Extended Mind

The Extended Mind

Richard Menary (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014038
eISBN:
9780262266024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014038.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Where does the mind stop and the rest of the world begin? In their famous 1998 paper “The Extended Mind,” philosophers Andy Clark and David J. Chalmers posed this question and answered it ... More

The Feeling BodyAffective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Giovanna Colombetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this book I conceptualize various affective phenomena from the perspective of the “enactive” approach in cognitive science and philosophy of mind. I begin by arguing that affectivity is not a ... More

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