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Consciousness: Theories in Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind

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This book reviews some of the most important scientific and philosophical theories concerning the nature of mind and consciousness. Current theories on the mind-body problem and the neural correlates of consciousness are presented through a series of biographical sketches of the most influential thinkers across the fields of philosophy of mind, psychology and neuroscience. The book is divided into two parts: the first is dedicated to philosophers of mind and the second, to neuroscientists/experimental psychologists. Each part comprises twenty short chapters, with each chapter being dedicated to one author. A brief introduction is given on his or her life and most important works and influences. The most influential theory/ies developed by each author are then carefully explained and examined with the aim of scrutinizing the strengths and weaknesses of the different approaches to the nature of consciousness.

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Author(s):
CAVANNA, Andrea Eugenio Cavanna, and NANI, Andrea
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
235x155x12
EAN-13:
9783662510124
Edition:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st Edition 2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9783662510124
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
203
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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This book reviews some of the most important scientific and philosophical theories concerning the nature of mind and consciousness. Current theories on the mind-body problem and the neural correlates of consciousness are presented through a series of biographical sketches of the most influential thinkers across the fields of philosophy of mind, psychology and neuroscience. The book is divided into two parts: the first is dedicated to philosophers of mind and the second, to neuroscientists/experimental psychologists. Each part comprises twenty short chapters, with each chapter being dedicated to one author. A brief introduction is given on his or her life and most important works and influences. The most influential theory/ies developed by each author are then carefully explained and examined with the aim of scrutinizing the strengths and weaknesses of the different approaches to the nature of consciousness.

Author(s):
CAVANNA, Andrea Eugenio Cavanna, and NANI, Andrea
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
235x155x12
EAN-13:
9783662510124
Edition:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st Edition 2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9783662510124
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
203
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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