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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


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


Partial Unity of Consciousness:: A Preliminary Defense

Elizabeth Schechter

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/9780262027786.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The debate about the unity of consciousness in split-brain subjects has for the most part been pitched between two positions: that a split-brain subject has a single, unified stream of consciousness, ... 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


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


The Multisensory Nature of Perceptual Consciousness

Tim Bayne

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/9780262027786.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter, David J. Bennett, Julia Trommershaeuser, and Loes C. J. van Dam present an overview of Bayesian principles used in modeling and analyzing perceptual capacities. On a Bayesian ... More


Bayesian Modeling of Perceiving:: A Guide to Basic Principles

David J. Bennett, Julia Trommershäuser, and Loes C. J. van Dam

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/9780262027786.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Philosophical reflection on perceptual consciousness has typically adopted a modality-specific perspective as its point of departure. According to this approach, an account of perceptual ... More


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