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Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this volume, cognitive scientists and philosophers examine two closely related aspects of mind and mental functioning: the relationships among the various senses and the links that connect ... More


Requirements for Conscious Representations

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter argues that brain systems must meet several 'hard' requirements to qualify as conscious, while other requirements are 'soft' in that they are important for sustaining normal, daily-life ... More


Unity of Consciousness:: Advertisement for a Leibnizian View

Farid Masrour

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

It is common to hold that our conscious experiences at a single moment are often unified. But when consciousness is unified, what are the fundamental facts in virtue of which it is unified? It is ... More


Disorders of Unified Consciousness: Brain Bisection and Dissociative Identity Disorder

Andrew Brook

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Andrew Brook applies his model of unified consciousness of one's own psychological states to cases of brain bisection and dissociative identity disorder (DID). He argues that problems with Bayne's ... More


A Schizophrenic Defense of a Vehicle Theory of Consciousness

Gerard O’Brien and Jon Opie

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Gerard O’Brien and Jon Opie first present their “vehicle theory of consciousness” which identifies phenomenal consciousness with the brain’s vehicles of explicit representation. Given the distributed ... More


E pluribus unum:: Rethinking the Unity of Consciousness

Robert Van Gulick

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, Robert Van Gulick offers an alternative view of conscious unity that relies on a realist interpretation of the virtual self.He distinguishes the diversity of ways in which ... More


The Unity Assumption and the Many Unities of Consciousness

Ophelia Deroy

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Sometimes features experienced through different senses are experienced only as present together in awareness, without being referring to the same object or event (“phenomenal unity”). For example, ... More


Being Minded

Danielle Macbeth

in Giving a Damn: Essays in Dialogue with John Haugeland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035248
eISBN:
9780262335850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035248.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

As generally understood, the world of our everyday experience is an appearance due in part to impacts on us of such things as wavelengths of light or moving particles and in part to contingent ... More


The Cybernetician

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter offers an interpretation of the cybernetics movement that places McCulloch at the centre of the story. By doing so, it illustrates that McCulloch’s cybernetic project can be best ... More


A Unity Pluralist Account of the Unity of Experience

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill begin by offering a pluralistic view of unity of consciousness, urging that there are a number of different unity-making relations that link the experiences ... More


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