Consciousness and Mind

Consciousness and Mind

by David M. Rosenthal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198236972

ISBN-13: 9780198236979

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

David Rosenthal is one of the leading contributors to the philosophical study of consciousness. This volume gathers together his work on the subject from the past two decades, and represents the definitive presentation of his influential theory of consciousness as higher-order thought. Two of the essays appear here for the first time; there is also a substantial

Overview

David Rosenthal is one of the leading contributors to the philosophical study of consciousness. This volume gathers together his work on the subject from the past two decades, and represents the definitive presentation of his influential theory of consciousness as higher-order thought. Two of the essays appear here for the first time; there is also a substantial new introduction, drawing out the connections between the essays and highlighting their implications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198236979
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
I. Explaining Consciousness
1. Two Concepts of Consciousness
2. Thinking that One Thinks
3. Intentionality
4. Introspection and Self-Interpretation
II. Qualitative Consciousness and Homomorphism Theory
5. The Independence of Consciousness and Sensory Quality
6. Sensory Quality and the Relocation Story
7. Sensory Qualities, Consciousness, and Perception
III. Consciousness, Expression, and Interpretation
8. First-Person Operationalism and Mental Taxonomy
9. Moore's Paradox and Consciousness
10. Why Are Verbally Expressed Thoughts Conscious?
11. Consciousness and its Expression
12. Content, Intepretation, and Consciousness
IV. Self-Consciousness
13. Unity of Consciousness and the Self
Select Bilbiography
Index

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