Download e-book for kindle: Attention (New Problems of Philosophy) by Wayne Wu

By Wayne Wu

ISBN-10: 0199759235

ISBN-13: 9780199759231

ISBN-10: 0415532248

ISBN-13: 9780415532242

Attention is a primary function of the brain but has languished within the backwaters of philosophy. fresh years, although, have witnessed a resurgence of philosophical curiosity in consciousness, pushed through attractiveness that it's heavily attached to awareness, conception, supplier, idea, justification and introspection. As is turning into transparent, realization has a wealthy philosophical significance.


This is the 1st e-book to supply a scientific assessment and overview of other empirical and philosophical points of consciousness. Wayne Wu discusses the next critical themes and problems:




  • major experiments and theories of consciousness in psychology because the 1950s

  • the neuroscience of recognition, together with simple mechanisms and models

  • attention’s intimate relation to agency

  • the phenomenology of attention

  • attention as a gatekeeper for consciousness

  • attention because the foundation for perception-based considered objects

  • the position of consciousness within the justification of belief

  • attention in introspection of consciousness.

A key function of the e-book is its skilful research of the empirical paintings on cognizance, and the way this pertains to philosophy. extra positive aspects contain bankruptcy summaries, annotated extra analyzing and a thesaurus, making this an awesome place to begin for a person learning realization for the 1st time, in addition to being appropriate for extra complex scholars and researchers in psychology, cognitive technological know-how, and philosophy.

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