Posts Tagged ‘Consciousness’

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Awakening from anesthesia is often associated with an initial phase of delirious struggle before the full restoration of awareness and orientation to one’s su…

 

The question whether we can ever really get a clear picture of the constituents of consciousness is one still raised by critics, and by …

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It doesn’t matter so much that you’re made out of neurons and bones and muscles. Obviously, if we lose neurons in a stroke or in a degenerative disease like Alzheimer’s, we lose consciousness. But in principle, what matters for consciousness is the fact that you have these incredibly complicated little machines, these little switching …

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Via Scoop.it – Philosophy and Science of Mind and BrainClement Atlee) was being challenged one day, not too long ago, when an earnest audience member asked me—ME, of all people!—what was the most difficult unsolved problem in science.I answered without hesitation: How the brain generates awareness, thought, perceptions, emotions, and so forth, what philosophers call …