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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


Topos-theoretic background

Olivia Caramello

in Theories, Sites, Toposes: Relating and studying mathematical theories through topos-theoretic 'bridges'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198758914
eISBN:
9780191818752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758914.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology, Pure Mathematics

This chapter provides the topos-theoretic background necessary for understanding the contents of the book; the presentation is self-contained and only assumes a basic familiarity with the language of ... More


Forms of Consciousness

Carlos Montemayor and Harry Haroutioun Haladjian

in Consciousness, Attention, and Conscious Attention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028974
eISBN:
9780262327497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028974.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on the philosophical theories about consciousness and how they might relate to our understanding of visual attention. By examining several theoretical considerations, a robust ... More


Nonlinear Bending of Elastic Shells

J. N. Reddy

in An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, 2nd Edn: with applications to heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and solid mechanics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199641758
eISBN:
9780191789557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641758.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the first-order shear deformation shell theory and its displacement finite element model. Beginning with the geometry description of a doubly-curved shell, it presents the ... More


Synesthesia and Consciousness: Exploring the Connections

Myrto Mylopoulos and Tony Ro

in Sensory Blending: On Synaesthesia and related phenomena

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199688289
eISBN:
9780191767609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688289.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

While interest in synesthesia among cognitive scientists has been steadily increasing in recent years, one question remains relatively unexplored: what is the relationship between synesthesia and ... More


First-order Theory of Fields with Arbitrary Spin

Daniel Canarutto

in Gauge Field Theory in Natural Geometric Language: A revisitation of mathematical notions of quantum physics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861492
eISBN:
9780191894374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861492.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

By exploiting the previously exposed results in 2-spinor geometry, a general description of fields of arbitrary spin is exposed and shown to admit a first-order Lagrangian which extends the theory of ... More


Approximation Techniques for Stationary and Dynamic Problems

Duncan G. Steel

in Introduction to Quantum Nanotechnology: A Problem Focused Approach

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895073
eISBN:
9780191924149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895073.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

For many aspects of device design, an exact solution to Schrödinger’s equation is not needed. However, it may simultaneously be required that all of the physical features are clearly understood. The ... More


Perception, Consciousness, and Continuity

Larry M. Jorgensen

in Leibniz's Naturalized Philosophy of Mind

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198714583
eISBN:
9780191782824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714583.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter looks at a vexed issue in Leibnizian interpretation––the question of Leibniz’s theory of consciousness. The phenomena of consciousness are apparently discontinuous, and, Leibniz argues, ... More


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