in A Time for the Humanities
November 2008; p ublished online March 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9690 words.
This chapter highlights the theory of hegemony in the rhetorical terms of metaphor and metonymy. It presents the political theories of Sorel and Lenin which claim that politics consist in...
in The Crucible of Consciousness
April 2009; p ublished online August 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9435 words.
This chapter focuses on the arguably obscure antecedents of language, together with the anatomical changes that helped in the evolution of language. It is the goal of this chapter to show...
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Foundational Issues in Enaction as a Paradigm for Cognitive Science: From the Origin of Life to Consciousness and Writing
November 2010; p ublished online August 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 12626 words.
This chapter endeavors to explain how the proto-paradigm of enaction fulfills the two requirements of any paradigm in cognitive science: The provision of a genuine resolution to the...
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in The Philosophy of Psychiatry
June 2004; p ublished online January 2009 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 5043 words.
Understanding and explanation are not innocent terms used interchangeably in psychiatric discourse. They are technical terms that represent two opposed approaches to a comprehension of...
in Empiricism, Perceptual Knowledge, Normativity, and Realism
November 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9877 words.
This chapter places the arguments against empiricism presented in the first half of ‘Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind’ in the larger context opened up by laying them alongside the...
in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind
October 2005; p ublished online May 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 10472 words.
This chapter explores one of the most problematic theoretical commitments of Edmund Husserl's phenomenological projects: the idea of a logic of consciousness or phenomeno-logic. It shows...
in Seeing, Doing, and Knowing
February 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 15227 words.
A number of influential positions in the philosophy of perception are grounded in the idea that the sensory image is raw and unprocessed. Dretske holds that sensation is analogue: he...
in The Construction of Human Kinds
August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 14044 words.
The idea that genuinely racial thinking is a modern invention is widespread in the humanities and social sciences. Some defend this idea by suggesting that the scientific revolution brought...
in The Mind's Construction
August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 9342 words.
This chapter discusses whether conscious sensory experience has a distinctive sensuous character and whether introspective reflection has a significant role to play in an investigation of...
September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .
Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 408 pages.
Building on a tradition in which accounts of carnal embodiment are overlooked, misread, or underdeveloped, this book initiates a focus on carnal hermeneutics as such, as distinct field of...