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Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Rocco J. Gennaro (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Disturbed Consciousness, philosophers and other scholars examine various psychopathologies in light of specific philosophical theories of consciousness. The contributing authors—some of them ... More


The Two Selves: Their Metaphysical Commitments and Functional Independence

Stanley B. Klein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199349968
eISBN:
9780199369454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199349968.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

In this book, I take the position that the self is not a “thing” easily reduced to an object of scientific analysis. Rather, the self consists in a multiplicity of aspects, some of which have a ... More


Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Thomas Schramme (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Psychopathy has been the subject of investigations in both philosophy and psychiatry and yet the conceptual issues remain largely unresolved. This volume approaches psychopathy by considering the ... More


The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Aaron Schuster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262528597
eISBN:
9780262334150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262528597.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally a matter of lack, absence, and loss? This is ... 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


Prediction Error Minimization, Mental and Developmental Disorder, and Statistical Theories of Consciousness

Jakob Hohwy

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/9780262029346.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Jakob Hohwy seeks to recover an approach to consciousness from a general theory of brain function, namely the prediction error minimization theory. The way this theory applies to mental and ... More


From a Sensorimotor Account of Perception to an Interactive Approach to Psychopathology

Erik Myin, J. Kevin O’Regan, and Inez Myin-Germeys

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/9780262029346.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Erik Myin, Inez Myin-Germeys, and Kevin O’Regan explain that according to the sensorimotor approach to perception, perceptual experience should be seen as a way of interacting with the environment. ... More


Neuroscience of Creativity

Oshin Vartanian, Adam S. Bristol, and James C. Kaufman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume offers a comprehensive overview of the latest neuroscientific approaches to the scientific study of creativity. In chapters that progress logically from neurobiological fundamentals to ... More


On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Ben Morgan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book takes as its starting point the declaration by a woman religious in a fourteenth-century text that she has “become God”. Part I sets out the methodological tools necessary for a critical ... More


How the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Impeded the Advance of Knowledge (and What to Do About It)

William T. Carpenter

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia is best viewed as a clinical syndrome, without compelling evidence of a homogeneous disease. Most investigations over the past century, however, have been designed without addressing ... More


Order and Disorders in the Form of Thought: The Dynamics of Systematicity

Michael Silberstein

in The Architecture of Cognition: Rethinking Fodor and Pylyshyn's Systematicity Challenge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027236
eISBN:
9780262322461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027236.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Psychopathology might be one domain where we can get some empirical perch on the Systematicity debate. In patients with schizophrenia transformational systematicity and other types of systematicity ... More


Clinical Prospects for a Future Philosophy

Aaron Schuster

in The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262528597
eISBN:
9780262334150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262528597.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The problem of the relationship between Deleuze and Lacan raises more generally that of the relationship between philosophy and psychoanalysis. I develop this around the question of psychopathology: ... More


Possession and Psychopathology, Faith and Reason

Thomas J. Csordas

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The early 21st century has seen a resurgence in the performance of exorcism in the Catholic Church.  Exorcism is a solemn rite that must be performed by a priest with the express consent of the ... More


Everyday Acknowledgments

John D. Caputo

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter begins with Lucian's second-century account of a slip of the tongue, which understood a mistake to be an occurrence through which individuals could discover something as yet unknown about ... More


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