Fiona Macpherson,Dimitris Platchias's Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology (MIT Press) PDF

By Fiona Macpherson,Dimitris Platchias

ISBN-10: 0262019205

ISBN-13: 9780262019200

Reflection at the nature of hallucination has relevance for plenty of conventional philosophical debates about the nature of the brain, conception, and our wisdom of the realm. in recent times, neuroimaging ideas and medical findings at the nature of hallucination, mixed with curiosity in new philosophical theories of conception reminiscent of disjunctivism, have introduced the subject of hallucination once again to the leading edge of philosophical pondering. clinical proof from psychology, neuroscience, and psychiatry sheds mild at the useful position and body structure of tangible hallucinations; a few disjunctivist theories supply a greatly new and diverse philosophical notion of hallucination. This quantity bargains interdisciplinary views at the nature of hallucination, providing essays by way of either scientists and philosophers.Contributors first give some thought to issues from psychology and neuroscience, together with neurobiological mechanisms of hallucination and the character and phenomenology of auditory-verbal hallucinations. Philosophical discussions persist with, with individuals first contemplating disjunctivism after which, extra more often than not, the relation among hallucination and the character of expertise. ContributorsIstván Aranyosi, Richard P. Bentall, Paul Coates, Fabian Dorsch, Katalin Farkas, Charles Fernyhough, Dominic H. ffytche, Benj Hellie, Matthew Kennedy, Fiona Macpherson, Ksenija Maravic da Silva, Peter Naish, Simon McCarthy-Jones, Matthew Nudds, Costas Pagondiotis, Ian Phillips, Dimitris Platchias, Howard Robinson, Susanna Schellenberg, Filippo Varese

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