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Collective Consciousness and Its Discontents:: Institutional distributed cognition, racial policy, and public health in the United States / Edition 1
     

Collective Consciousness and Its Discontents:: Institutional distributed cognition, racial policy, and public health in the United States / Edition 1

by Rodrick Wallace, Mindy T. Fullilove
 

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ISBN-10: 1441945741

ISBN-13: 9781441945747

Pub. Date: 11/04/2010

Publisher: Springer US

An earlier book by Rodrick Wallace entitled Consciousness: A Mathematical Treatment of the Global Neuronal Workspace Model, introduced a formal information-theoretic approach to individual consciousness. This latest book takes a more formal 'groupoid' perspective to its predecessor and generalizes the results presented in that earlier book. It applies a

Overview

An earlier book by Rodrick Wallace entitled Consciousness: A Mathematical Treatment of the Global Neuronal Workspace Model, introduced a formal information-theoretic approach to individual consciousness. This latest book takes a more formal 'groupoid' perspective to its predecessor and generalizes the results presented in that earlier book. It applies a multiple-workspace version of Dr. Wallace’s earlier consciousness model to large-scale institutional cognition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441945747
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
11/04/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Consciousness and Distributed Cognition.- Formal Theory.- Pathologies of Collective Consciousness.- Disease and Collective Consciousness.- The Failure of AIDS Control and Treatment in the U.S.- Final Remarks.- Mathematical Appendix.- References.

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