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Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness

New Methodologies and Maps (Advances in Consciousness Research. Series a, Vol 13)

by Max Velmans

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Consciousness,
  • Psychology,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Phenomenological psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12029595M
    ISBN 101556191936
    ISBN 109781556191930

    Description: This book brings together an international group of neuroscientists and philosophers who are investigating how the content of subjective experience is correlated with events in the brain. The fundamental methodological problem in consciousness research is the subjectivity of the target phenomenon -- the fact that conscious. Found this a fascinating book insofar as some of the ideas suggested in it were things I had never thought of. See for example the sections Theories of consciousness (p. 43), The nature of illusion (p. 50), The timing of conscious acts (p. 86), Memes (p. ) and The future of consciousness (p. ) She mentions Daniel Dennett frequently, citing in particular his Consciousness Explained ( /5.

    “This book is a masterful demonstration that in order to understand the nature of selfhood, it is necessary Subjectiviy and Selhood Investigating the First-Person Perspective Dan Zahavi Self-Awareness and Phenomenal Consciousness 11 I Varieties of Self-Awareness 13File Size: KB. In psychology, with the notable exception of the virtual banishment of consciousness by behaviorist psychologists (e.g., Skinner ), there were also those deeply interested in consciousness and various introspective (or “first-person”) methods of investigating the mind.

    That is, how can we characterize and explain our experience of objects and groups of objects, bodily experiences, successions of events, and the attentional structure of consciousness as wholes? In this book, Wanja Wiese develops an interdisciplinary account of phenomenal unity, investigating how experiential wholes can be characterized and how Author: Wanja Wiese. Max Velmans is Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London, and has been involved in consciousness studies for over 40 years. His main research focus is on integrating work.


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INVESTIGATING PHENOMENAL CONSCIOUSNESS provides an excellent overview of the issues at the center of this movement. This important collection will be essential reading for researchers and students alike, and will stimulate discussion for some time to come." Professor Evan Thompson, Department of Philosophy, York University, Ontario.

Format: Paperback. Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness New methodologies and maps. Editor. Max Velmans This book introduces some of the creative ways in which these methods can be applied to different purposes, e.g. to understanding the relation of consciousness to brain, to examining or changing consciousness as such, and to understanding the way Pages: In book: Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness: New Methodologies and Maps, Publisher: John Benjamins, Editors: Max Velmans, pp Cite this publication Max VelmansAuthor: Max Velmans.

An Introduction to Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness / Max Velmans --pt. Combining First- and Third-Person Methods. Combining First- and Third-Person Methods. Get this from a library.

Investigating phenomenal consciousness: new methodologies and maps. [Max Velmans;] -- How can one investigate phenomenal consciousness.

As in other areas of science, the investigation of consciousness aims for a more precise knowledge of its.

Subjectivity and Selfhood: Investigating the First-Person Perspective (A Bradford Book) [Zahavi, Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Subjectivity and Selfhood: Investigating the First-Person Perspective (A Bradford Book)Cited by: Consciousness: explaining the phenomena.

Peter Carruthers. ABSTRACT: Can phenomenal consciousness be given a reductive natural explanation. Many people argue not. They claim that there is an ‘explanatory gap’ between physical and/or intentional states and processes, on the one hand, and phenomenal consciousness, on the other.

How can phenomenal consciousness exist as an integral part of a physical universe. How can the technicolour phenomenology of our inner lives be created out of the complex neural activities of our brains. Many have despaired of finding answers to these questions; and many have claimed Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness book human consciousness is inherently mysterious.

Peter Carruthers argues, on the contrary, that the. How can one investigate phenomenal consciousness. As in other areas of science, the investigation of consciousness aims for a more precise knowledge of its phenomena, and the discovery of Authors: Max Velmans, Goldsmiths College. How can one investigate phenomenal consciousness.

As in other areas of science, the investigation of consciousness aims for a more precise knowledge of its phenomena, and the discovery of general truths as well as the description of individual differences. This requires the development of systematic investigative methods, including combinations of first-person, second-person and third-person Cited by:   The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness.

which was shortlisted for the British Psychological Society book of the year award in and Other publications include The Science of Consciousness: Psychological, Neuropsychological and Clinical Reviews (), Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness: New Methodologies.

Other articles where Phenomenal consciousness is discussed: philosophy of mind: What it’s like: mental processes, particularly introspection, and P-consciousness consists of the qualitative or phenomenal “feel” of things, which may or may not be so accessible.

Indeed, the fact that material is accessible to processes does not entail that it actually has a feel, that there is. Consciousness at its simplest is "awareness or sentience of internal or external existence". Despite centuries of analyses, definitions, explanations and debates by philosophers and scientists, consciousness remains puzzling and controversial, being "at once the most familiar and most mysterious aspect of our lives".

Perhaps the only widely agreed notion about the topic is the intuition that. With fifty-five peer reviewed chapters written by the leading authors in the field, The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness is the most extensive and comprehensive survey of the study of consciousness available today.

Provides a variety of philosophical and scientific perspectives that create a breadth of understanding of the topic Topics include the origins and extent of consciousness. That is, how can we characterize and explain our experience of objects and groups of objects, bodily experiences, successions of events, and the attentional structure of consciousness as wholes.

In this book, Wanja Wiese develops an interdisciplinary account of phenomenal unity, investigating how experiential wholes can be characterized and how. With fifty-five peer reviewed chapters written by the leading authors in the field, The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness is the most extensive and comprehensive survey of the study of consciousness available today.

Provides a variety of philosophical and scientific perspectives that create a breadth of understanding of the topic Topics include the origins and extent of consciousness. Book Series; Journals & Yearbooks.

New serials; Latest issues; Currently in production; Catalog. Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness: New methodologies and maps. Edited by Max Velmans [Advances in Consciousness Research 13] pp.

1 – 1: An Introduction to Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness. Max Velmans. Published online: An Integral Approach to Consciousness Research: A Proposal for Integrating First, Second, and Third Person Approaches to Consciousness.

Ken Wilber & Roger Walsh - - In Max Velmans (ed.), Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness: New Methodologies and Maps. John Benjamins. Author: Max Velmans. The readings in Velmans (ed.) () Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness were developed from an International Symposium on Methodologies for the Study of Consciousness: A new Synthesis,” that I organised in April,funded and hosted by the Fetzer Institute, Wisconsin, USA, with the aim of fostering the development of first-person methods that could be used in conjunction with already Cited by: 2.

HETEROPHENOMENOGY VERSUS CRITICAL PHENOMENOLOGY: A DIALOGUE WITH DAN DENNETT. Max Velmans, 18 th July, Abstract. The following is an email interchange that took place between Dan Dennett and myself in the period 14 th to 28 th June, The discussion tries to clarify some essential features of the "heterophenomenology" developed in his book Consciousness.

Max Velmans (born 27 May in Amsterdam) is a British psychologist and Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London, principally known for the theory of consciousness called "reflexive monism,". Reflexive monism bridges the materialist/dualist divide by noting that, in terms of their phenomenology, experiences of the external world are none other than the physical.

Buy Investigating Phenomenal Consciousness: New methodologies and maps (Advances in Consciousness Research) by Velmans, Max (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness is the most thorough and comprehensive survey of contemporary scientific research and philosophical thought on consciousness currently available.

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