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The Dynamical Approach

J.T. Ismael

in The Situated Self

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195174366
eISBN:
9780199872121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174366.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter introduces some central notions. It treats the conscious mind as part of a larger dynamical system and focuses on the interfaces with other parts of the system; that is, experience, on ... More


The Explanatory Gap

David Papineau

in Thinking about Consciousness

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243822
eISBN:
9780191598166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243824.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Joseph Levine argues that there is an “explanatory gap” between the brain and the conscious mind. Papineau agrees that there is such a gap, but points out that similar gaps are found with all ... More


Perspective

Zoltan Torey and Daniel C. Dennett

in The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512848
eISBN:
9780262255189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512848.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Despite the fact that the DNA formula of living structures is known and that the substrate of matter is almost understood, it is surprising that the conscious mind manages to remain a mystery. This ... More


In two minds: Dual processes and beyond

Jonathan Evans and Keith Frankish (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199230167
eISBN:
9780191696442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230167.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book explores the idea that we have two minds – one being automatic, unconscious, and fast, the other controlled, conscious, and slow. In recent years, there has been great interest in so-called ... More


Music and Mathematics— Creating the Sublime

Tom McLeish

in The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797999
eISBN:
9780191839306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797999.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The third mode of imagination is the abstract—the world shared by mathematics and music. Once held together in the ‘quadrivum’ of medieval liberal arts, they have now lost their obvious connection. ... More


A Process-oriented View of Qualia

Riccardo Manzotti

in The Case for Qualia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232661
eISBN:
9780262286497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232661.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter outlines the modern theoretical framework in which the conscious mind is discussed. It discusses the distinction between primary and secondary properties; the link between primary ... More


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