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Hallucination: Philosophy and Psychology (MIT Press) by Fiona Macpherson,Dimitris Platchias 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 in regards to the nature of the brain, conception, and our wisdom of the realm. in recent times, neuroimaging suggestions and medical findings at the nature of hallucination, mixed with curiosity in new philosophical theories of notion resembling disjunctivism, have introduced the subject of hallucination once again to the leading edge of philosophical pondering. clinical facts from psychology, neuroscience, and psychiatry sheds mild at the useful function and body structure of tangible hallucinations; a few disjunctivist theories supply a extensively new and diversified philosophical notion of hallucination. This quantity deals interdisciplinary views at the nature of hallucination, delivering essays by way of either scientists and philosophers.Contributors first contemplate 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 participants first contemplating disjunctivism after which, extra normally, 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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