Journals Higher Education



24 March 2012

304 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199231904

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Consciousness, Neuroscience, and the Mind's Privacy

William Hirstein

  • Presents a novel account of consciousness, drawing on cutting-edge research from the brain sciences, as well as philosophy
  • Argues that it is possible for one person to directly experience the conscious states of another, by way of what he calls mindmelding
  • Written by an author uniquely qualified in both philosophy and neuroscience
  • For psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers of mind