The Resource A dialogue on consciousness, Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell

A dialogue on consciousness, Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell

Label
A dialogue on consciousness
Title
A dialogue on consciousness
Statement of responsibility
Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alter, Torin Andrew
Index
index present
LC call number
B105.C477
LC item number
A588 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Howell, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consciousness
  • Bewustzijn
  • Dialogen
  • Bewusstsein
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Bewusstheit
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Consciousness
Label
A dialogue on consciousness, Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-111) and index
Contents
Late night in the library --The subjectivity of experience -- The soul and the mind -- -- Descartes' conceivability argument -- Lois Lane, Clark Kent, and superman -- Arnauld's objection to Descartes' argument -- Hume's elusive self -- Souls and the problem of mental-physical causation -- Computers and cognition -- Consciousness versus cognition -- Ignoring subjectivity -- What is it like to be a bat? -- The need for a new framework -- Mary and the knowledge argument against physicalism -- Spectrum Inversion -- Zombies and the conceivability argument against physicalism -- The structure of the anti-physicalist arguments: the epistemic step and the metaphysical step -- Questioning the epistemic step -- Afterimages and Mary's shortcuts to phenomenal knowledge -- The importance of deduction -- Psycho-physical laws -- Hooking up to the physical -- The objectivity condition on the physical -- Deduction and translation -- The ability hypothesis -- The connection between abilities and information -- Representationalism and the transparency of experience -- Questioning the metaphysical step -- Superheroes and the many disguises of physical facts -- Disguise depends on ignorance -- The cognitive isolation of phenomenal concepts -- Martian Mary and the phenomenal concept strategy -- Do phenomenal concepts require experience? -- The dilemma for the phenomenal concept strategy -- Descartes returns, with zombies-- Clarifying property dualism -- Why souls are no help -- The causal inefficacy of non-physical qualia -- Assessing the costs of epiphenomenalism -- The paradox of phenomenal judgment -- The attractions of monism -- Panpsychism -- Phenomenal properties as the ground of physical dispositions -- Panprotopsychism -- The combination problem -- The problem of mental-physical causation redux -- The significance of ignorance -- Defining the physical -- Subjective physicalism -- Necessitation without deduction -- The sun rises
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 116 p.
Isbn
9780195375299
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008028209
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233484916
  • (OCoLC)ocn233484916
Label
A dialogue on consciousness, Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-111) and index
Contents
Late night in the library --The subjectivity of experience -- The soul and the mind -- -- Descartes' conceivability argument -- Lois Lane, Clark Kent, and superman -- Arnauld's objection to Descartes' argument -- Hume's elusive self -- Souls and the problem of mental-physical causation -- Computers and cognition -- Consciousness versus cognition -- Ignoring subjectivity -- What is it like to be a bat? -- The need for a new framework -- Mary and the knowledge argument against physicalism -- Spectrum Inversion -- Zombies and the conceivability argument against physicalism -- The structure of the anti-physicalist arguments: the epistemic step and the metaphysical step -- Questioning the epistemic step -- Afterimages and Mary's shortcuts to phenomenal knowledge -- The importance of deduction -- Psycho-physical laws -- Hooking up to the physical -- The objectivity condition on the physical -- Deduction and translation -- The ability hypothesis -- The connection between abilities and information -- Representationalism and the transparency of experience -- Questioning the metaphysical step -- Superheroes and the many disguises of physical facts -- Disguise depends on ignorance -- The cognitive isolation of phenomenal concepts -- Martian Mary and the phenomenal concept strategy -- Do phenomenal concepts require experience? -- The dilemma for the phenomenal concept strategy -- Descartes returns, with zombies-- Clarifying property dualism -- Why souls are no help -- The causal inefficacy of non-physical qualia -- Assessing the costs of epiphenomenalism -- The paradox of phenomenal judgment -- The attractions of monism -- Panpsychism -- Phenomenal properties as the ground of physical dispositions -- Panprotopsychism -- The combination problem -- The problem of mental-physical causation redux -- The significance of ignorance -- Defining the physical -- Subjective physicalism -- Necessitation without deduction -- The sun rises
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 116 p.
Isbn
9780195375299
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008028209
System control number
  • (OCoLC)233484916
  • (OCoLC)ocn233484916

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