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Keeping Time: Remembering, Repeating, and Working Through

Marcia Cavell

in Becoming a Subject: Reflections in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199287086
eISBN:
9780191603921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287082.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses Freud’s thoughts about memory and the inter-related concepts of remembering, repeating, and working through. Freud believes that the present mind contains the past, though ... More


Epilogue

Irving Singer

in George Santayana: Literary Philosopher

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300080377
eISBN:
9780300128536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300080377.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book concludes by discussing the consequences of studying Santayana. The author's increased acquaintance with Santayana's philosophy started when he returned to Harvard. One of the main reasons ... More


The Conscious Brain

Jesse Prinz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195314595
eISBN:
9780199979059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314595.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Synthesizing decades of research, this book advances a theory of the psychological and neurophysiological correlates of conscious experience. The first part of the book argues that consciousness ... More


The Opacity of Mind: An Integrative Theory of Self-Knowledge

Peter Carruthers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199596195
eISBN:
9780191731549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596195.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is widely believed in philosophy that people have privileged and authoritative access to their own thoughts, and many theories have been proposed to explain this supposed fact. This book ... More


Could Consciousness Be Physical? The Brain Maintained

Jesse J. Prinz

in The Conscious Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195314595
eISBN:
9780199979059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314595.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The most famous objection to physicalism may be Frank Jackson's knowledge argument, a thought experiment involving a person who knows everything about the brain, but does not know what it's like to ... More


The Capacities in the Parts and Lives of Animals

Thomas Kjeller Johansen

in The Powers of Aristotle's Soul

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199658435
eISBN:
9780191742231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658435.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the biological works the capacities of the soul are considered as embodied in various species of animals. From this holistic perspective we find their operation differing in different animals. The ... More


When Are We Conscious? Attention and Availability

Jesse J. Prinz

in The Conscious Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195314595
eISBN:
9780199979059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314595.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There is evidence that mere activity within perceptual systems is not sufficient for consciousness. This chapter begins by reviewing evidence for subliminal perception. This raises the question, when ... More


Self-Interpretation and Confabulation

Peter Carruthers

in The Opacity of Mind: An Integrative Theory of Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199596195
eISBN:
9780191731549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596195.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines one of the central predictions of the interpretive sensory-access (ISA) theory of self-knowledge. Since the theory claims that our only access to our thoughts and thought ... More


The ISA Theory: Foundations and Elaborations

Peter Carruthers

in The Opacity of Mind: An Integrative Theory of Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199596195
eISBN:
9780191731549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596195.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter further develops and supports the interpretive sensory-access (ISA) account of the nature and sources of self-knowledge. One goal is expository—it is to develop and explain the ISA ... More


Intermediate-Strength Transparent-Access Theories

Peter Carruthers

in The Opacity of Mind: An Integrative Theory of Self-Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199596195
eISBN:
9780191731549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596195.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter outlines and critiques a number of intermediate-strength theories of self-knowledge. These either violate the restrictions imposed by the interpretive sensory-access (ISA) theory without ... More


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