Consciousness and Mind

Consciousness and Mind

by David M. Rosenthal
     
 

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

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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

1Two concepts of consciousness21
2Thinking that one thinks46
3Intentionality71
Postscript (1989)100
4Introspection and self-interpretation103
5The independence of consciousness and sensory quality135
6Sensory quality and the relocation story149
7Sensory qualities, consciousness, and perception175
8First-person operationalism and mental taxonomy229
9Moore's paradox and consciousness257
10Why are verbally expressed thoughts conscious?282
11Consciousness and its expression306
12Content, interpretation, and consciousness321
13Unity of consciousness and the self339

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