The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

Editors: Schneider, Susan and Velmans, Max
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

ISBN: 978-0-47-067406-2
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 45
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness offers a collection of readings that together represent the most thorough and comprehensive survey of the nature of consciousness available today.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Introduction
  • The Problems of Consciousness
  • A Brief History of the Scientific Approach to the Study of Consciousness
  • Philosophical Problems of Consciousness
  • The Hard Problem of Consciousness
  • The Origins and Distribution of Consciousness
  • Consciousness in Infants
  • Animal Consciousness
  • Rethinking the Evolution of Consciousness
  • Machine Consciousness
  • Panpsychism
  • Some Varieties of Conscious Experience
  • States of Consciousness: Waking, Sleeping, and Dreaming
  • Affective Consciousness
  • Clinical Pathologies and Unusual Experiences
  • Altered States of Consciousness: Drug-Induced States
  • Anomalous Experiences
  • Mindfulness
  • Altered States: Mysticism
  • Some Contemporary Theories of Consciousness
  • The Global Workspace Theory of Consciousness: Predictions and Results
  • The Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness: An Outline
  • The Intermediate Level Theory of Consciousness
  • Representationalism about Consciousness
  • Higher-Order Theories of Consciousness
  • Quantum Approaches to Brain and Mind: An Overview with Representative Examples
  • Daniel Dennett on the Nature of Consciousness
  • Biological Naturalism
  • Emergentism
  • Dualism, Reductionism, and Reflexive Monism
  • Naturalistic Dualism
  • Physicalist Panpsychism
  • Some Major Topics in the Philosophy of Consciousness
  • Anti-materialist Arguments and Influential Replies
  • Physicalism and the Knowledge Argument
  • Type Materialism for Phenomenal Consciousness
  • Functionalism and Qualia
  • The Causal Efficacy of Consciousness
  • The Neurophilosophy of Consciousness
  • Self-Consciousness
  • Philosophical Psychopathology and Self-Consciousness
  • Coming Together: The Unity of Consciousness
  • Consciousness and Intentionality
  • Major Topics in the Science of Consciousness
  • Topics in the Cognitive Psychology of Consciousness
  • Topics in the Neuroscience of Consciousness
  • First-Person Contributions to the Science of Consciousness
  • Resources for Students
  • About the Editors