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Toward a Science of Consciousness II : the Second Tucson Discussions and Debates

Author: Stuart R Hameroff; Alfred W Kaszniak; Alwyn Scott
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1998.
Series: Complex adaptive systems.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Toward a Science of Consciousness marks the first major gathering - a landmark event - devoted entirely to unlocking the mysteries of consciousness. It explores the whole spectrum of approaches, from philosophy of mind and dream research to neuropsychology, pharmacology, and molecular dynamics, neural networks, phenomenological accounts, and even the physics of reality. The aim is to lay a sound scientific  Read more...
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Toward a science of consciousness II.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)39177747
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart R Hameroff; Alfred W Kaszniak; Alwyn Scott
ISBN: 0585038333 9780585038339 0262082497 9780262082495
OCLC Number: 42854620
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Papers presented at an international conference held at the University of Arizona in April of 1996.
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 764 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: How to study consciousness scientifically / John R. Searle --
A science of consciousness as if experience mattered / Francisco J. Varela --
Goodbye to reductionism / Max Velmans --
What can mysticism teach us about consciousness? / Robert K.C. Forman --
Reductionism revisited / Alwyn C. Scott --
The enigma of sentience / Michael Lockwood --
The myth of double transduction / Daniel C. Dennett --
Brainshy : nonneural theories of conscious experience / Patricia Smith Churchland --
Whitehead's even more dangerous idea / Peter Farleigh --
Against functionalism : consciousness as an information-bearing medium / Bruce Mangan --
My experience, your experience, and the world we experience : turning the hard problem upside down / Roger N. Shepard and Piet Hut --
The boundary problem for phenomenal individuals / Gregg H. Rosenberg --
Folk psychology, science, and the criminal law / David Hodgson --
Zombie killer / Nigel J.T. Thomas --
Can a machine be conscious? / Danny Hillis --
Mindless thought experiments : a critique of machine intelligence / Jaron Lanier --
Structure and function / Giuseppe Vitiello --
"More neural than thou" / Stuart R. Hameroff --
On the search for the neural correlate of consciousness / David J. Chalmers --
A Rosetta stone for mind and brain? / Susan A. Greenfield --
Locating the subjectivity pump : the thalamic intralaminar nuclei / Joseph E. Bogen --
Anterior cingulate cortex participates in the conscious experience of emotion / Richard D. Lane [and others] --
Toward the neurobiology of consciousness : using brain imaging and anesthesia to investigate the anatomy of consciousness / Michael T. Alkire, Richard J. Haier and H. Fallon James --
Neuronal mechanisms of consciousness : a relational global workspace framework / Bernard J. Baars, James Newman, John G. Taylor --
Creeping up on the hard question of consciousness / Jeffrey A. Gray --
Varieties of vision : from blind responses to conscious recognition / Petra Stoerig --
Single-neuron activity and visual perception / Nikos K. Logothetis and David A. Leopold --
Visual imagery and visual perception : the role of memory and conscious awareness / Alumit Ishai and Dov Sagi --
How not to find the neural correlate of consciousness / Ned Block --
Speeded digit identification under impaired perceptual awareness / Syoichi Iwasaki --
Fast dynamics of visibility of brief visual images : the perceptual-retouch viewpoint / Talis Bachmann --
Double-judgment psychophysics for research on consciousness : application to blindsight / Stanley A. Klein --
Consciousness and commentaries / Lawrence Weiskrantz --
Evolution of intelligence, language, and other emergent processes for consciousness : a comparative perspective / James E. King, Duane M. Rumbaugh and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh --
Bacteria as tools for studies of consciousness / Victor Norris --
Nonlinear dynamics in the photoreceptor of the unicellular alga Euglena gracilis : an application to the evolutionary aspects of consciousness / Ezio M. Insinna --
Did consciousness cause the Cambrian evolutionary explosion? / Stuart R. Hameroff --
The molecular basis of general anesthesia : current ideas / Nicholas P. Franks and William R. Lieb --
On the mechanism of action of anesthetic agents / Hans Flohr --
The conscious state paradigm : a neuropsychological analysis of waking, sleeping, and dreaming / J. Allan Hobson --
Dream sleep and waking reality : a dynamical view / Allan Combs and Stanley Krippner --
Dreaming and consciousness / Stephen LaBerge --
Representational momentum and other displacements in memory as evidence for nonconscious knowledge of physical principles / Timothy L. Hubbard --
Emotion and consciousness : a shotgun marriage? / Daniel S. Levine --
King Solomon's ring redivivus : cross-species communication and cognition / Colin G. Beer --
Perspectives on consciousness, language, and other emergent processes in apes and humans / E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh and Duane M. Rumbaugh --
Cognition and communication in dolphins : a question of consciousness / Diana Reiss --
Language and mental life / Paul Bloom --
The five kinds of levels of description / Andrew Bailey --
Beyond substance and process : a new framework for emergence / Syed Mustafa Ali and Robert M. Zimmer --
The evolution of consciousness / Henry P. Stapp --
Why are quantum theorists interested in consciousness? / Euan J. Squires --
Synaptic transmission, quantum-state selection, and consciousness / Friedrich Beck --
A Sonoran afternoon : a discussion on the relevance of quantum theory to consciousness / Stuart R. Hameroff and Alwyn C. Scott --
Time expansion and the perception of acoustic images in the big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus / Prestor A. Saillant and James A. Simmons --
Context, conditioning, and meaning of time-consciousness in a Trappist monastery / Van A. Reidhead and John B. Wolford --
Transpersonal psychology and methodologies for a comprehensive science of consciousness / Charles T. Tart --
States and stages of consciousness : current research and understandings / Roger Walsh --
Parapsychology : fact or fiction? : replicable evidence for unusual consciousness effects / Marilyn Schlitz and Edwin May --
Why psi tells us nothing about consciousness / Susan Blackmore --
Do psi phenomena suggest radical dualism? / Dick Bierman --
Modeling creativity : taking the evidence seriously / Lis Nielsen --
The dimensions of creativity / Aaron King and Alwyn C. Scott --
Poetry, mental models, and discordant consciousness / Paul K. Johnston.
Series Title: Complex adaptive systems.
Other Titles: Second Tucson discussions and debates
Responsibility: edited by Stuart R. Hameroff, Alfred W. Kaszniak, Alwyn C. Scott.

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