Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and by Rocco J. Gennaro

By Rocco J. Gennaro

In Disturbed Consciousness, philosophers and different students study numerous psychopathologies in gentle of particular philosophical theories of recognition. The contributing authors -- a few of them discussing or protecting their very own theoretical paintings -- contemplate not just how a concept of attention can account for a selected psychopathological situation but in addition how the features of a psychopathology may possibly problem the sort of thought. hence one essay defends the higher-order proposal (HOT) concept of awareness opposed to the cost that it can't account for somatoparaphrenia (a myth during which one denies possession of a limb). one other essay argues that a number of makes an attempt to provide an explanation for away such anomalies inside of subjective theories of realization fail.Other essays examine such issues because the program of a version of unified recognition to situations of mind bisection and dissociative id ailment; prefrontal and parietal underconnectivity in autism and different psychopathologies; self-deception and the self-model idea of subjectivity; schizophrenia and the car conception of recognition; and a shift in emphasis clear of an inner (or brainbound) method of psychopathology to an interactive one. every one essay bargains a particular point of view from the intersection of philosophy, awareness learn, and psychiatry.ContributorsAlexandre Billon, Andrew Brook, Paula Droege, Rocco J. Gennaro, Philip Gerrans, William Hirstein, Jakob Hohwy, Uriah Kriegel, Timothy Lane, Thomas Metzinger, Erik Myin, Inez Myin-Germeys, Myrto Mylopoulos, Gerard O'Brien, Jon Opie, J. Kevin O'Regan, Iuliia Pliushch, Robert Van Gulick

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