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Author Prinz, Jesse J.

Title The conscious brain : how attention engenders experience / Jesse J. Prinz
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Philosophy of mind
Philosophy of mind series.
Contents Do we really need another theory of consciousness? -- Which states are conscious?: the intermediate level -- When are we conscious?: attention and availability -- Does consciousness outstrip perception?: a restrictive view -- Why are we conscious?: action without enaction -- Whose conscious states are these?: the illusory self -- How is consciousness unified?: attentional resonance -- What is consciousness?: neural correlates and nuerofunctionalism -- Could consciousness be physical?: the brain maintained -- Conclusion: AIR compared
Summary Synthesizing decades of research, this book advances a theory of the psychological and neurophysiological correlates of conscious experience. Prinz argues that consciousness always arises at a particular stage of perceptual processing, the intermediate level, and that consciousness depends on attention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Attention.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 019971813X (electronic bk.)
0199979057 (ebook)
9780199718139 (electronic bk.)
9780199979059 (ebook)