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Imagination, Music, and the Emotions
Imagination, Music, and the Emotions (September 2017)
A Philosophical Study
Saam Trivedi - Author

Articulates an imaginationist solution to the question of how purely instrumental music can be perceived by a listener as having emotional content.

Both musicians and laypersons can perceive purely instrumental music without words or an associated story or program as expressing emotions such as happiness and sadness. But how? In this book, Saam Trivedi discusses and critiques the leading philosophical approaches to this question...(Read More)
 
 
The Postconventional Personality
The Postconventional Personality (April 2011)
Assessing, Researching, and Theorizing Higher Development
Angela H. Pfaffenberger - Editor
Paul W. Marko - Editor
Allan Combs - Editor

Cutting-edge volume devoted to optimal adult development.

Postconventional stages of personality development involve growth well beyond the average, and have become a rapidly growing subject of research not only in developmental psychology circles but also in areas such as executive leadership development. This book is the first to bring together many of the major researchers in the field, showcasing diverse pe...(Read More)
 
 
A Guide to Integral Psychotherapy
A Guide to Integral Psychotherapy (March 2010)
Complexity, Integration, and Spirituality in Practice
Mark D. Forman - Author

A therapist’s guide to psychotherapy, spirituality, and self-development.

This book provides a practical introduction to Integral Psychotherapy, which positions itself as the most comprehensive approach to psychotherapy yet offered. Grounded in the work of theoretical psychologist and philosopher Ken Wilber, it organizes the key insights and interventions of pharmacological, psychodynamic, behavioral, cogniti...(Read More)
 
 
Process Approaches to Consciousness in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind
Process Approaches to Consciousness in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Philosophy of Mind (November 2009)
Michel Weber - Editor
Anderson Weekes - Editor

Opens a dialogue between process philosophy and contemporary consciousness studies.

This collection opens a dialogue between process philosophy and contemporary consciousness studies. Approaching consciousness from diverse disciplinary perspectives—philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, neuropathology, psychotherapy, biology, animal ethology, and physics—the contributors offer empirical and philosoph...(Read More)
 
 
Mistaken Identity
Mistaken Identity (November 2001)
The Mind-Brain Problem Reconsidered
Leslie Brothers - Author

This “unauthorized biography” of cognitive neuroscience unveils hidden errors in current mind-body accounts and sheds new light on basic scientific issues.

Neuroscientist Leslie Brothers argues that our understanding of the brain is determined by popular beliefs about the mind. She critiques “neuroism,” which explains the mind in terms of individual brains, and shows that widely held assumptions ab...(Read More)
 
 
Of Two Minds
Of Two Minds (February 1998)
The Nature of Inquiry
James Blachowicz - Author

Proposes a resolution to the paradox of inquiry, originally formulated in Plato's Meno and most recently the focus of the "logic of discovery" debate in the philosophy of science.

This book examines the nature of inquiry--the general method by which we expand our knowledge. It proposes a resolution of the paradox of inquiry, originally formulated in Plato's Meno and most recently the focus of the "l...(Read More)
 
 
Visual Intelligence
Visual Intelligence (June 1997)
Perception, Image, and Manipulation in Visual Communication
Ann Marie Seward Barry - Author

Cuts across perceptual psychology, art, television, film, literature, advertising, and political communication to give the reader critical insight into the holistic logic and emotional power of the images that dominate our lives.

"We have always been interested in 'what images mean,' but in the current era of expanding visual technologies, the question is critical. Visual intelligence is recognized as an aspect of intell...(Read More)
 
 
How to Build a Theory in Cognitive Science
How to Build a Theory in Cognitive Science (April 1996)
Valerie Gray Hardcastle - Author

Articulates a method for integrating the individual disciplines that compose the cognitive sciences so that unified interdisciplinary theories are possible.

How to Build a Theory in Cognitive Science specifies the characteristics of fruitful interdisciplinary theories in cognitive science and shows how they differ from the successful theories in the individual disciplines composing the cognitive sciences. It articulates a method...(Read More)
 
 
Autism and the Crisis of Meaning
Autism and the Crisis of Meaning (February 1996)
Alexander Durig - Author

Provides a comprehensive understanding of the informal logics of meaningful perception and autistic perception, which promises to pave the way for social scientists to begin addressing the subjective human experience in logical terms.

"The experience of persons with autism is analyzed using a symbolic interactionist framework (with a twist) and the results of this theoretical analysis are used to help us understand the '...(Read More)
 
 
Re-Thinking Reason
Re-Thinking Reason (September 1994)
New Perspectives in Critical Thinking
Kerry S. Walters - Editor

For two decades, colleges and universities have regularly offered, and in some cases required, courses in thinking skills. Such courses generally have focused on training students in the basics of informal and formal logic, the assumption being that good thinking is logical thinking, and that instruction in critical or "good" thinking consequently should emphasize logical procedures. This "logistic" assumption is clearly reflected in both critical...(Read More)
 
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