Download ebook The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science – Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi

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Description: The Phenomenological Mind is the first book to properly introduce fundamental questions about the mind from the perspective of phenomenology. Key questions and topics covered include: What is phenomenology? naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences phenomenology and consciousness consciousness and self-consciousness, including perception and action time and consciousness, including William James intentionality the …

Download ebook Godhead: The Brain’s Big Bang : The explosive origin of creativity, mysticism and mental illness – Joe Griffin, Ivan Tyrrell

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Description: Griffin and Tyrell reveal why science and mysticism are two essential aspects of human functioning and how both are linked to the human vulnerability to mental illness. In doing so they provide new reasons for why those who think human life is essentially meaningless are utterly wrong. The innate human need for meaning is …

Download ebook The Nature of Consciousness: Philosophical Debates – Ned Block, Owen Flanagan, G?ven G?zeldere

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Description: "Anyone possessing a well-thumbed pop Dennett or Penrose will covet this handsome "textbook." "New Scientist" Intended for anyone attempting to find their way through the large and confusingly interwoven philosophical literature on consciousness, this reader brings together most of the principal texts in philosophy (and a small set of related key works in neuropsychology) …

Download ebook The Struggle for Your Mind: Conscious Evolution and the Battle to Control How We Think – Kingsley L. Dennis

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Description: A revolutionary call to overthrow society’s mental controls and expand consciousness for the greater good of humanity • Explores the tactics used to control consciousness, such as misinformation, debt systems, fear conditioning, and the distraction of entertainment and technology • Reveals the emerging mechanisms for neurogenetic evolution within our brains that will enable us …

Download ebook The Missing Link in Cognition: Origins of Self-Reflective Consciousness – Herbert S. Terrace

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Description: Are humans unique in having self-reflective consciousness? Or can precursors to this central form of human consciousness be found in non-human species? The Missing Link in Cognition brings together a diverse group of researchers who have been investigating this question from a variety of perspectives, including the extent to which non-human primates, and, indeed, …

Download ebook Zen and the Art of Consciousness – Susan J. Blackmore

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Description: Susan Blackmore combines the latest scientific theories about mind, self, and consciousness with a lifetime’s practice of Zen.Framed by ten critical questions that are derived from Zen’s teachings, Zen and the Art of Consciousness explores how intellectual enquiry and meditation can expand your understanding and experience of consciousness and tackle some of today’s greatest …

Download ebook Free Will and Consciouness: How Might They Work? – Roy F. Baumeister, Alfred Mele, Kathleen D. Vohs

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Description: This volume is aimed at readers who wish to move beyond debates about the existence of free will and the efficacy of consciousness and closer to appreciating how free will and consciousness might operate. It draws from philosophy and psychology, the two fields that have grappled most fundamentally with these issues. In this wide-ranging …