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Consciousness : Philosophical, Psychological, and Neural Theories 9780198792949 0198792948 ** Brand New **

by 


David Rose

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Description
Integrating studies from philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience, this title aims to capture the major themes on which our understanding of consciousness is based. Taking a critical approach, it is designed to provide the reader the information, in order to develop their own informed views.
Key Features
Author(s)
David Rose
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
02/02/2006
Language
English
Format
Paperback
ISBN-10
0198792948
ISBN-13
9780198792949
Subject
Philosophy

Publication Data
Place of Publication
Oxford
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Content Note
Numerous line drawings

Dimensions
Weight
806 g
Width
172 mm
Height
246 mm
Spine
25 mm

Description
Table Of Contents
PART 1 THINKING ABOUT MIND; 1. Philosophical approaches; 2. The history of the mind-body problem; 3. The philosophy of neuroscience: neuronal behaviourism; PART 2 FUNCTION AND BRAIN; 4. Recent advances in functionalism I. Homuncular functionalism; 5. Recent advances in functionalism II. Teleological functionalism; 6. Representation: the physical basis of mental content; 7. Conscious and unconscious representations; 8. Brain dynamics, attention and movement; 9. Memory in perception; 10. The where and when of visual experience; 11. Multiple types of consciousness; 12. Conclusion
Author Biography
<br>David Rose is a Reader in Psychology at the University of Surrey, where he has 25 years teaching experience in physiological psychology, neuroscience, neuroanatomy, perception, cognitive psychology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, statistics, and consciousness at all undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to students of psychology, human biology, medicine, nursing, and psychiatry. He holds degrees in psychology (BSc Bristol, 1971), neurophysiology (PhD Cambridge, 1978), and the history and philosophy of science (MPhil Cambridge, 1997). He has researched mainly on the neurophysiology, pharmacology, psychophysics and philosophy of vision, and also on time perception, memory, and hemisphere differences. David is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Intelligent Systems.<br>


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