The Unity of Mind, Brain and World: Current Perspectives on a Science of Consciousness

The Unity of Mind, Brain and World: Current Perspectives on a Science of Consciousness


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107617292
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/26/2015
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Alfredo Pereira, Jr is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Education at the Institute of Biosciences, São Paulo State University (UNESP).

Dietrich Lehmann is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Zurich and a member of the KEY Institute for Brain-Mind Research at the University Hospital of Psychiatry, Zurich.

Table of Contents

Introduction Alfredo Pereira, Jr and Dietrich Lehmann; 1. Body and world as phenomenal contents of the brain's reality model Bjorn Merker; 2. Homing in on the brain mechanisms linked to consciousness: the buffer of the perception-and-action interface Christine A. Godwin, Adam Gazzaley and Ezequiel Morsella; 3. A biosemiotic view on consciousness derived from system hierarchy Ron Cottam and Willy Ranson; 4. A conceptual framework embedding conscious experience in physical processes Wolfgang Baer; 5. Emergence in dual-aspect monism Ram L. P. Vimal; 6. Consciousness: microstates of the brain's electric field as atoms of thought and emotion Dietrich Lehmann; 7. A foundation for the scientific study of consciousness Arnold Trehub; 8. The proemial synapse: consciousness-generating glial-neuronal units Bernhard J. Mitterauer; 9. A cognitive model of language and conscious processes Leonid Perlovsky; 10. Triple-aspect monism: a conceptual framework for the science of human consciousness Alfredo Pereira, Jr.

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