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The Resource Biophysics of consciousness : a foundational approach, editors, Roman R. Poznanski, Jack A. Tuszynski, Todd E. Feinberg

Biophysics of consciousness : a foundational approach, editors, Roman R. Poznanski, Jack A. Tuszynski, Todd E. Feinberg

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Biophysics of consciousness : a foundational approach
Title
Biophysics of consciousness
Title remainder
a foundational approach
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editors, Roman R. Poznanski, Jack A. Tuszynski, Todd E. Feinberg
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Language
eng
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612.8/233
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Poznanski, Roman R.,
  • Tuszynski, J. A.,
  • Feinberg, Todd E.,
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  • Consciousness
  • Biophysics
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Biophysics of consciousness : a foundational approach, editors, Roman R. Poznanski, Jack A. Tuszynski, Todd E. Feinberg
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface; Foreword: Addressing the Hard Problem of Consciousness; Contributing Authors; Chapter 1 Neurobiological Naturalism; Abstract; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. What is Biological Naturalism?; 1.2.1. Reducing consciousness; 1.2.2. Neuroontologically irreducible features of consciousness; 1.2.2.1. Referral of neural states; 1.2.2.2. Mental unity; 1.2.2.3. Qualia; 1.2.2.4. Mental causation; 1.3. Neurobiological Naturalism; 1.3.1. Neurobiology: General and special brain features; 1.3.2. General biological features; 1.3.2.1. Process; 1.3.2.2. System and self-organization
  • 1.3.2.3. Hierarchy, emergence, and constraint in biological systems1.3.2.4. Teleonomy; 1.3.3. Special neurobiological features; 1.3.3.1. Reflexes and rates; 1.3.3.2. Complexity; 1.3.3.3. Topographic and isomorphic representations, mental images; 1.3.3.4. Neural hierarchies and unique neural- neuralinteractions for sensory consciousness; 1.3.3.5. Summary of the special neurobiological features; 1.3.4. Neuroevolution: The royal road in vertebrates from reflexes to consciousness ; 1.3.5. Sensory consciousness is diverse and different neural architectures can create it
  • 1.3.6. Neurophilosophy: Auto- and allo-ontological irreducibility1.3.6.1. Auto-ontological irreducibility; 1.3.6.2. Allo-ontological irreducibility; 1.3.6.3. Summary of neurophilosophical features; 1.4. Conclusions; References; Chapter 2 The Evolutionary Origins of Consciousness; Abstract; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Evolutionary Step 1: Consciousness Appears; 2.2.1. Lampreys; 2.2.2. Theory of isomorphic neural hierarchies; 2.3. The Optic Tectum; 2.3.1. Structure and function; 2.3.2. Tectal oscillations; 2.4. Telencephalon and Pallium; 2.5. Memory and Consciousness; 2.6. Arousal and Consciousness
  • 2.7. Amphioxus and Consciousness2.8. Genes and Consciousness; 2.9. How Widespread is Vertebrate Consciousness?; 2.10. Summarizing Step 1, Conscious Origins; 3.1. Evolutionary Step 2: Consciousness Leaps Forward in Mammals and Birds; 3.1.1. The leap described; 3.2. The Not-So-Puzzling Mammals; 3.3. The Puzzling Birds; 3.4. Solving the Puzzle; 3.5. Pallial Diversity, Another Puzzle; 4.1. Conclusions; References; Chapter 3 How Language Evolution Reshaped Human Consciousness; Abstract; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Neurology and Consciousness; 3.3. Brain States, Mental States, and Consciousness
  • 3.4. Consciousness, Language, and Distributed Schemas3.5. From Social Cooperation to Consciousness; 3.6. The Mirror System Approach to Language Evolution; 3.7. Motivation and Emotion: The Motors of Behavior; 3.8. Concluding Claims About Consciousness; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4 Consciousness by Surprise: A Neuropsychoanalytic Approach to the Hard Problem; Abstract; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Visual Consciousness vs. Consciousness Itself; 4.3. Visual Consciousness of Objects vs. The Reality of Things; 4.4. Perceptual Relativity vs. Abstractions of the Real
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ocn957739612
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9789814644266
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World Scientific Publishing
Specific material designation
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(OCoLC)957739612
Label
Biophysics of consciousness : a foundational approach, editors, Roman R. Poznanski, Jack A. Tuszynski, Todd E. Feinberg
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Preface; Foreword: Addressing the Hard Problem of Consciousness; Contributing Authors; Chapter 1 Neurobiological Naturalism; Abstract; 1.1. Introduction; 1.2. What is Biological Naturalism?; 1.2.1. Reducing consciousness; 1.2.2. Neuroontologically irreducible features of consciousness; 1.2.2.1. Referral of neural states; 1.2.2.2. Mental unity; 1.2.2.3. Qualia; 1.2.2.4. Mental causation; 1.3. Neurobiological Naturalism; 1.3.1. Neurobiology: General and special brain features; 1.3.2. General biological features; 1.3.2.1. Process; 1.3.2.2. System and self-organization
  • 1.3.2.3. Hierarchy, emergence, and constraint in biological systems1.3.2.4. Teleonomy; 1.3.3. Special neurobiological features; 1.3.3.1. Reflexes and rates; 1.3.3.2. Complexity; 1.3.3.3. Topographic and isomorphic representations, mental images; 1.3.3.4. Neural hierarchies and unique neural- neuralinteractions for sensory consciousness; 1.3.3.5. Summary of the special neurobiological features; 1.3.4. Neuroevolution: The royal road in vertebrates from reflexes to consciousness ; 1.3.5. Sensory consciousness is diverse and different neural architectures can create it
  • 1.3.6. Neurophilosophy: Auto- and allo-ontological irreducibility1.3.6.1. Auto-ontological irreducibility; 1.3.6.2. Allo-ontological irreducibility; 1.3.6.3. Summary of neurophilosophical features; 1.4. Conclusions; References; Chapter 2 The Evolutionary Origins of Consciousness; Abstract; 2.1. Introduction; 2.2. Evolutionary Step 1: Consciousness Appears; 2.2.1. Lampreys; 2.2.2. Theory of isomorphic neural hierarchies; 2.3. The Optic Tectum; 2.3.1. Structure and function; 2.3.2. Tectal oscillations; 2.4. Telencephalon and Pallium; 2.5. Memory and Consciousness; 2.6. Arousal and Consciousness
  • 2.7. Amphioxus and Consciousness2.8. Genes and Consciousness; 2.9. How Widespread is Vertebrate Consciousness?; 2.10. Summarizing Step 1, Conscious Origins; 3.1. Evolutionary Step 2: Consciousness Leaps Forward in Mammals and Birds; 3.1.1. The leap described; 3.2. The Not-So-Puzzling Mammals; 3.3. The Puzzling Birds; 3.4. Solving the Puzzle; 3.5. Pallial Diversity, Another Puzzle; 4.1. Conclusions; References; Chapter 3 How Language Evolution Reshaped Human Consciousness; Abstract; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. Neurology and Consciousness; 3.3. Brain States, Mental States, and Consciousness
  • 3.4. Consciousness, Language, and Distributed Schemas3.5. From Social Cooperation to Consciousness; 3.6. The Mirror System Approach to Language Evolution; 3.7. Motivation and Emotion: The Motors of Behavior; 3.8. Concluding Claims About Consciousness; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4 Consciousness by Surprise: A Neuropsychoanalytic Approach to the Hard Problem; Abstract; 4.1. Introduction; 4.2. Visual Consciousness vs. Consciousness Itself; 4.3. Visual Consciousness of Objects vs. The Reality of Things; 4.4. Perceptual Relativity vs. Abstractions of the Real
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ocn957739612
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814644266
Note
World Scientific Publishing
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957739612

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