Mindmelding: Consciousness, Neuroscience, and the Mind's Privacy

OUP Oxford (2012)
In this important and controversial new book, William Hirstein argues that it is possible for one person to directly experience the conscious states of another, by way of what he calls mindmelding. Drawing on a range of research from neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy, he presents a highly original new account of consciousness
Keywords Philosophy of mind  Consciousness  Mind and body  Self  Neurobiology
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Call number BD418.3.H567 2012
ISBN(s) 9780199231904
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