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The Resource The crucible of consciousness : an integrated theory of mind and brain, Zoltan Torey ; with a foreword by Daniel C. Dennett

The crucible of consciousness : an integrated theory of mind and brain, Zoltan Torey ; with a foreword by Daniel C. Dennett

Label
The crucible of consciousness : an integrated theory of mind and brain
Title
The crucible of consciousness
Title remainder
an integrated theory of mind and brain
Statement of responsibility
Zoltan Torey ; with a foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This text is an interdisciplinary examination of the evolutionary breakthroughs that rendered the brain accessible to itself
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Torey, Zoltan
Dewey number
153
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF311
LC item number
.T655 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consciousness
  • SCIENCE
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Consciousness
Label
The crucible of consciousness : an integrated theory of mind and brain, Zoltan Torey ; with a foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Bradford book"--Page 4 of cover
  • Originally published: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. With new foreword
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Daniel C Dennett -- Preface -- Perspective. The problem ; The path to the solution ; Some technical aspects -- The emergence of the human brain. The upgrading of the prehuman brain ; Modifications that underlie language ; The internal representation of the outside world -- Adaptive changes for speech and thought. Dual excitation and the oscillation of attention ; The building blocks of language -- The evolution of language. The breakthrough to protolanguage ; Secondary language evolution ; Using the language instrument ; Language and the limits of abstraction -- More about language. The perceptual basis of language ; The acquisition of language by the child ; Ape talk : a tip without an iceberg -- Self-accessibility. Problems of self-detection ; Elements of self-detection -- Reflection: the key to human awareness. Double-stranded reentrance ; The mechanism of reflective awareness ; Self-awareness -- The mind-system. The new identity : brain to mind ; The alchemy of self-deception ; Problems with self-conceptualization ; The "freedom" of the system : fact and fiction about the mind -- The mind versus the computer. Formalism and the logic of misconstruction ; Model formation and the role of semantics ; Society and the shaping of the mind -- Evolution : the model of the loaded dice. The watershed of insights ; Prejudice and counterprejudice -- Between the quantum and the cosmos. A range of perspectives ; Light at the end of the tunnel
Control code
404005282
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st MIT Press ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262255189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 224035
  • 7bf70832-e527-46b2-9890-e027b7587403
  • 8263
  • 9780262255189
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)404005282
Label
The crucible of consciousness : an integrated theory of mind and brain, Zoltan Torey ; with a foreword by Daniel C. Dennett
Publication
Note
  • "A Bradford book"--Page 4 of cover
  • Originally published: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999. With new foreword
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-229) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Daniel C Dennett -- Preface -- Perspective. The problem ; The path to the solution ; Some technical aspects -- The emergence of the human brain. The upgrading of the prehuman brain ; Modifications that underlie language ; The internal representation of the outside world -- Adaptive changes for speech and thought. Dual excitation and the oscillation of attention ; The building blocks of language -- The evolution of language. The breakthrough to protolanguage ; Secondary language evolution ; Using the language instrument ; Language and the limits of abstraction -- More about language. The perceptual basis of language ; The acquisition of language by the child ; Ape talk : a tip without an iceberg -- Self-accessibility. Problems of self-detection ; Elements of self-detection -- Reflection: the key to human awareness. Double-stranded reentrance ; The mechanism of reflective awareness ; Self-awareness -- The mind-system. The new identity : brain to mind ; The alchemy of self-deception ; Problems with self-conceptualization ; The "freedom" of the system : fact and fiction about the mind -- The mind versus the computer. Formalism and the logic of misconstruction ; Model formation and the role of semantics ; Society and the shaping of the mind -- Evolution : the model of the loaded dice. The watershed of insights ; Prejudice and counterprejudice -- Between the quantum and the cosmos. A range of perspectives ; Light at the end of the tunnel
Control code
404005282
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st MIT Press ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262255189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 224035
  • 7bf70832-e527-46b2-9890-e027b7587403
  • 8263
  • 9780262255189
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)404005282

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