By Sangeetha Menon
This e-book discusses awareness from the views of neuroscience, neuropsychiatry and philosophy. It develops a singular procedure in awareness experiences via charting the pathways during which the mind demanding situations the self and the self demanding situations the mind. the writer argues that the important factor in mind experiences is to provide an explanation for the solidarity, continuity, and adherence of expertise, if it is sensory or psychological expertise, exceptional- or self-consciousness. to handle one of these harmony is to appreciate mutual demanding situations that the mind and the self pose for every different. The interesting discussions that this booklet offers are: How do the mind and self create the conspiracy of expertise the place the physicality of the mind is misplaced within the subjectivity of the self?
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Brain, Self and Consciousness: Explaining the Conspiracy of Experience by Sangeetha Menon