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An Ontology of Consciousness

Author: Ralph Ellis
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1986.
Series: Martinus Nijhoff philosophy library, 18.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The object of this study is to find a coherent theoretical approach to three problems which appear to interrelate in complex ways: (1) What is the ontological status of consciousness? (2) How can there be 'un conscious, ' 'prereflective' or 'self-alienated' consciousness? And (3) Is there a 'self' or 'ego' formed by means of the interrelation of more elementary states of consciousness? The motivation for combining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Ellis
ISBN: 9789401707152 9401707154
OCLC Number: 851387270
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 205 pages).
Contents: I --
Psychological Methods of Observing Consciousness --
II --
The Relation between Consciousness and Physiology --
III --
The Ego as Continuity of Conscious Functions --
IV --
Conscious Structures --
V --
The Directed Attention Progression.
Series Title: Martinus Nijhoff philosophy library, 18.
Responsibility: by Ralph Ellis.

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The object of this study is to find a coherent theoretical approach to three problems which appear to interrelate in complex ways: (1) What is the ontological status of consciousness?  Read more...

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