Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and How it Shapes Consciousness


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What is attention? How does attention shape consciousness? In an approach that engages with foundational topics in the philosophy of mind, the theory of action, psychology, and the neurosciences this book provides a unified and comprehensive answer to both questions. Sebastian Watzl shows that attention is a central structural feature of the mind. The first half of the book provides an account of the nature of attention. Attention is prioritizing, it consists in regulating priority structures. Attention is not another ...

Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and how it Shapes Consciousness 2017, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199658428