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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


Consciousness, Action, and Pathologies of Agency

Myrto Mylopoulos

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/9780262029346.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Myrto Mylopoulos discusses the traditionally neglected phenomenon of action consciousness and its breakdowns in pathological conditions. She introduces a novel framework for understanding action ... More


Elaborated Delusional Beliefs

Lisa Bortolotti

in The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863984
eISBN:
9780191896262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863984.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, the author argues that delusional beliefs that are elaborated—often emerging in people who attract a diagnosis of schizophrenia—have the potential for epistemic innocence. Delusional ... More


Are Dreams Deceptive Experiences? Deception, Delusion, and Insight

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter confronts the epistemological problem of dream deception with evidence of scientific dream research with the aim of investigating the empirical plausibility of different scenarios of ... More


States of emergency: psychosis and transgression

Will Jackson

in Madness and marginality: The lives of Kenya's White insane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719088896
eISBN:
9781781705827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088896.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents an intertextual account of colonial discourse and psychotic delusion. By ‘reading madness’, the chapter aims to show the intimate relationship between prevailing ‘white writing’ ... More


Motivated Delusional Beliefs

Lisa Bortolotti

in The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198863984
eISBN:
9780191896262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863984.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In this chapter, the author argues that monothematic delusions that have been construed as responses to trauma or adversity have the potential for epistemic innocence. So-called ‘motivated’ delusions ... More


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