The Bodily Nature of Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind

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In this text the author discusses Jean-Paul Sartre's analysis of consciousness in Being and Nothingness in light of more recent work by analytic philosophers, psychologists and neuroscientists. She brings together phenomenological and scientific understandings of the nature of consciousness and argues that the two approaches can strengthen and support each other. Work on consciouness from two very different philosophical traditions - the continental and analytic - contributes to her explanation of the deep-seated intuition ...

The Bodily Nature of Consciousness: Sartre and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind 1997, Cornell University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801433955

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