Brain, Mind and Consciousness in the History of Neuroscience

Editors:

ISBN: 978-94-017-8773-4 (Print) 978-94-017-8774-1 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Beginnings: Ventricular Psychology

  3. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 21-42

    Return of the Repressed: Spinozan Ideas in the History of the Mind and Brain Sciences

  4. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 43-57

    ‘Struck, As It Were, with Madness’: Phenomenology and Animal Spirits in the Neuropathology of Thomas Willis

  5. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 59-73

    Hooke’s Mechanical Mind

  6. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 75-89

    Joseph Priestley: An Instructive Eighteenth Century Perspective on the Mind-Body Problem

  7. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 91-104

    Reflections of Western Thinking on Nineteenth Century Ottoman Thought: A Critique of the ‘Hard-Problem’ by Spyridon Mavrogenis, a Nineteenth Century Physiologist

  8. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 105-123

    George Henry Lewes (1817–1878): Embodied Cognition, Vitalism, and the Evolution of Symbolic Perception

  9. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 125-145

    Herbert Spencer: Brain, Mind and the Hard Problem

  10. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 147-161

    Problems of Consciousness in Nineteenth Century British and American Neurology

  11. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 163-184

    Emil du Bois-Reymond’s Reflections on Consciousness

  12. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 185-206

    William James and the “Theatre” of Consciousness

  13. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 207-223

    The Enigmatic Deciphering of the Neuronal Code of Word Meaning

  14. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 225-253

    Alfred North Whitehead and the History of Consciousness

  15. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 255-272

    The ‘Hard Problem’ and the Cartesian Strand in British Neurophysiology: Huxley, Foster, Sherrington, Eccles

  16. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 273-302

    Is There a Link Between Quantum Mechanics and Consciousness?

  17. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 303-331

    Consciousness and Neuronal Microtubules: The Penrose-Hameroff Quantum Model in Retrospect

  18. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 333-354

    Zombie Dawn: Slavery and the Self in the Twenty-First Century

  19. No Access

    Chapter

    Pages 355-369

    Mind and Brain: Toward an Understanding of Dualism