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Sentience : the invention of consciousness  Cover Image Book Book

Sentience : the invention of consciousness / Nicholas Humphrey.

Humphrey, Nicholas, (author.).

Summary:

"An accessible overview of Humphrey's evolving views on consciousness -- particularly the topic of phenomenal consciousness -- from his early neurophysiology studies in the 1960's to his debates with philosophers today"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780262047944
  • ISBN: 0262047942
  • Physical Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-237) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Sentience and consciousness -- Foothills -- The touch of light -- Blythe spirits -- What the frog's eye tells the monkey's brain -- Blindsight -- Sight unseen -- Red sky at night -- Nature's psychologists -- On the track of sensations -- Evolving sentience -- The road taken -- The phenomenal self -- Theoretical misprisions -- Coming to be: sentience and body sense -- Sentience all the way down? -- Mapping the landscape -- Getting warmer -- Testing, testing -- Qualiaphilia -- The self in action -- Taking stock -- Machina ex deo -- Ethical imperatives.
Subject: Consciousness.
Senses and sensation.
Neurophysiology.
Conscience.
Sens et sensations.
Neurophysiologie.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience.
PHILOSOPHY / Mind & Body.
SCIENCE / Cognitive Science.
Consciousness.
Neurophysiology.
Senses and sensation.

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Homer Public Library 128.2 HUM (Text) 000172862 New Books Checked out 02/27/2024


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