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Raw Feeling: A philosophical account of the essence of consciousness

Robert Kirk

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236795
eISBN:
9780191679353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236795.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book asks the question: how could processes in the brain amount to conscious experiences? The mind–body problem is mystifying, even after decades of philosophical activity with the benefit of ... More


Social Policy And The New Behaviourism: Towards A More Excluding Society

Malcolm Harrison and Laura Hemingway

in Social policies and social control: New perspectives on the ‘not-so-big society’

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447310747
eISBN:
9781447310778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310747.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores some general issues in the book which looks at the positioning of social control practices in welfare arrangements for disadvantaged households, and identify some of the ... More


Basic Concepts of Assessment

Rita Berry

in Assessment for Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 1 discusses the key issues related to assessment. It explains what assessment is by detailing its meaning, distinguishing it from other assessment-related terms, clarifying its functions and ... More


Why Direct Realism Needs Objective Secondary Qualities

Christopher A. Shrock

in Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417846
eISBN:
9781474438650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417846.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Which of the three premises of the Problem of Secondary Qualities should we dismiss for the sake of Direct Realism? Surprisingly, the Non-Physicality Thesis. Attempts to reject the Spreading ... More


The Poverty Culture

Romain D. Huret

in The Experts' War on Poverty: Social Research and the Welfare Agenda in Postwar America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780801450488
eISBN:
9781501709531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450488.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the hegemonic view of poverty as a cultural problem. In a context of McCarthyism, philanthropic foundations limited their financing to research projects dealing with deviant ... More


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