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Neuro-philosophy and the healthy mind

by Georg Northoff | 26 February 2016
Synopsis
Can we 'see' or 'find' consciousness in the brain? How can we create working definitions of consciousness and subjectivity, informed by what contemporary research and technology have taught us about how the brain works? How do neuronal processes in the brain relate to our experience of a personal identity? Where does the brain end and the mind begin? To explore these and other questions, esteemed philosopher and neuroscientist Georg Northoff turns to examples of unhealthy minds. By investigating consciousness through its absence - in people in vegetative states, for example - we can develop a model for understanding its presence in an active, healthy person.
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Synopsis
Can we 'see' or 'find' consciousness in the brain? How can we create working definitions of consciousness and subjectivity, informed by what contemporary research and technology have taught us about how the brain works? How do neuronal processes in the brain relate to our experience of a personal identity? Where does the brain end and the mind begin? To explore these and other questions, esteemed philosopher and neuroscientist Georg Northoff turns to examples of unhealthy minds. By investigating consciousness through its absence - in people in vegetative states, for example - we can develop a model for understanding its presence in an active, healthy person.
€23.79
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780393709384
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 26/02/2016
Categories - All, Books, Education, Psychology Academic
No. of Pages - 256
Weight - 308
Edition - First edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 19
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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