Search for dissertations about: "phenomenal consciousness"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words phenomenal consciousness.

  1. 1. The felt miracle of phenomenal consciousness

    Author : Filip Radovic; Teoretisk filosofi; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophical logic; subjectivity; qualia; physicalism; phenomenal; objectivity; explanatory gap; dualism; Cognitive illusion; consciousness; Teoretisk filosofi; logik; Phenomenology; Fenomenologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the problem of how sensory qualities relate to neural states or processes. I shall try to present an account of why dualism appears to be an attractive and intuitive position, but also point out why dualistic intuitions may be misleading. READ MORE

  2. 2. Electrophysiological correlates of consciousness

    Author : Rasmus Eklund; Stefan Wiens; Mats Nilsson; Antti Revonsuo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neural correlates of consciousness; electroencephalography; event-related potentials; visual awareness negativity; auditory awareness negativity; recurrent processing; phenomenal consciousness; access consciousness; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : How does the brain enable us to experience seeing or hearing a stimulus? If a stimulus is repeatedly presented at the awareness threshold, subjects will report that they are aware of the stimulus on half of the presentations. Electroencephalography (EEG) can be used to non-invasively record neural activity as event-related potentials (ERPs). READ MORE

  3. 3. It's All in the Brain : A Theory of the Qualities of Perception

    Author : Jesper Östman; Pär Sundström; Howard Robinson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Philosophy of perception; philosophy of consciousness; hallucination; phenomenal qualities; qualia; sense data; physicalism; Russell; disjunctivism; representationalism; brain theory; color; the brain; Theoretical Philosophy; teoretisk filosofi;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns the location and nature of phenomenal qualities. Arguably, these qualities naively seem to belong to perceived external objects. However, we also seem to experience phenomenal qualities in hallucinations, and in hallucinations we do not perceive any external objects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Planning Primates - A search for episodic foresight

    Author : Mathias Osvath; Kognitionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; language evolution; planning; the Bischof-Köhler hypothesis; comparative episodic foresight; episodic system; autonoetic consciousness; orangutans; chimpanzees;

    Abstract : The ability to plan for future, not currently experienced, mental or physiological states has been regarded as unique to humans. When humans plan for such states it has been hypothesized that they make use of what has been known as episodic foresight. READ MORE