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  1. Metaphysical Consciousness and Unconsciousness in Merleau-Ponty.Michel Dalissier - forthcoming - Phenomenological Studies 2 (2018).
    I begin by comparing and contrasting Merleau-Ponty’s metaphysical project with the views of philosophers, such as Wolff, Leibniz, Bergson, Sartre, and Heidegger. Focusing on Merleau-Ponty’s most striking “metaphysical question,” the one about “bringing into being” (faire-être), I then show how it contrasts with notions such as being, non-being, and “being-made” (être fait). Responding to three objections to this theory, I, first, show how “making” (faire) is distinct from “acting.” Second, I argue that “bringing into being” is only actualized in “metaphysical (...)
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  2. Consciousness, Unconsciousness and Intentionality.John R. Searle - 1991 - Philosophical Issues 1 (1):45-66.
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    Three Kinds of Unconsciousness.John-Michael Kuczynski - 2017 - Madison: Philosophypedia.
    Double-think is more of a threat to psychical integrity than repression.
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    Toward a Unified Theory of Narcosis: Brain Imaging Evidence for a Thalamocortical Switch as the Neurophysiologic Basis of Anesthetic-Induced Unconsciousness.M. T. Alkire, R. J. Haier & J. H. Fallon - 2000 - Consciousness and Cognition 9 (3):370-386.
    A unifying theory of general anesthetic-induced unconsciousness must explain the common mechanism through which various anesthetic agents produce unconsciousness. Functional-brain-imaging data obtained from 11 volunteers during general anesthesia showed specific suppression of regional thalamic and midbrain reticular formation activity across two different commonly used volatile agents. These findings are discussed in relation to findings from sleep neurophysiology and the implications of this work for consciousness research. It is hypothesized that the essential common neurophysiologic mechanism underlying anesthetic-induced unconsciousness (...)
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    Inverse Zombies, Anesthesia Awareness, and the Hard Problem of Unconsciousness.George A. Mashour & Eric LaRock - 2008 - Consciousness and Cognition 17 (4):1163-1168.
    Philosophical (p-) zombies are constructs that possess all of the behavioral features and responses of a sentient human being, yet are not conscious. P-zombies are intimately linked to the hard problem of consciousness and have been invoked as arguments against physicalist approaches. But what if we were to invert the characteristics of p-zombies? Such an inverse (i-) zombie would possess all of the behavioral features and responses of an insensate being yet would nonetheless be conscious. While p-zombies are logically possible (...)
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    Consciousness and Unconsciousness of Logical Reasoning Errors in the Human Brain.Olivier Houdé - 2002 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (3):341-341.
    I challenge here the concept of SOC in regard to the question of the consciousness or unconsciousness of logical errors. My commentary offers support for the demonstration of how neuroimaging techniques might be used in the psychology of reasoning to test hypotheses about a potential hierarchy of levels of consciousness (and thus of partial unconsciousness) implemented in different brain networks.
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    Intracranial EEG Power Spectra and Phase Synchrony During Consciousness and Unconsciousness.Susan Pockett & Mark D. Holmes - 2009 - Consciousness and Cognition 18 (4):1049-1055.
    Power density spectra and phase synchrony measurements were taken from intracranial electrode grids implanted in epileptic subjects. Comparisons were made between data from the waking state and from the period of unconsciousness immediately following a generalised tonic–clonic seizure. Power spectra in the waking state resembled coloured noise. Power spectra in the unconscious state resembled coloured noise from 1 to about 5 Hz, but at higher frequencies changed in two out of three subjects to resemble white noise. This boosted unconscious (...)
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    I—The Presidential Address The Unity of Unconsciousness.Tim Crane - 2017 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 117 (1):1-21.
  9. Consciousness and Unconsciousness.Lewes George Henry - 1877 - Mind 2 (6):156-167.
  10. Book Reviews : 3 Class Unconsciousness.Julian Triado - 1981 - Thesis Eleven 3 (1):177-180.
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  11. Looking for the Self in Pathological Unconsciousness.Athena Demertzi, Audrey Vanhaudenhuyse, Serge Brédart, Lizette Heine, Carol di Perri & Steven Laureys - 2013 - Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7.
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    Consciousness, Unconsciousness, and Intentionality.John R. Searle - 1989 - Philosophical Topics 17 (1):193-209.
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    Political Economy and Class Unconsciousness.Russell Jacoby - 1978 - Theory and Society 5 (1):11-18.
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    Unconsciousness and Quasiconsciousness in Plotinus.Andrew Smith - 1978 - Phronesis 23 (3):292-302.
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    The Role of Unconsciousness in Free Will.Paula Droege - 2010 - Journal of Consciousness Studies 17 (5-6):5-6.
    Does neuroscience show that free will is an illusion? No, it shows that unconscious mental states are causally effective in action. Because free will includes initiation by both conscious and unconscious states, the self as free agent should be characterized in terms of more than her conscious deliberations to range over unconscious beliefs, memories and feelings. Further, the ways social relations influence action and the ways actions influence the social environment are relevant to a full account of free will. Given (...)
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    Anesthesia and Neuroimaging: Investigating the Neural Correlates of Unconsciousness.Alex A. MacDonald, Lorina Naci, Penny A. MacDonald & Adrian M. Owen - 2015 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (2):100-107.
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    Peirce's Abjected Unconsciousness.Robert S. Corrington - 1992 - Semiotics:91-103.
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    Gamete Retrieval After Death or Irreversible Unconsciousness: What Counts as Informed Consent?Carson Strong - 2006 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 15 (2):161-171.
    The first reported case of postmortem sperm retrieval occurred in 1978, involving a man who became brain dead after a motor vehicle accident and whose wife requested removal of his sperm so that she could be artificially inseminated. Physicians performed the retrieval by surgically excising the ducts that transport sperm from the testes and removing sperm from them. Since that time, several other methods for retrieving sperm from such patients have been reported, and at least 141 cases have been documented (...)
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    C. G. Jung, Opere complete. Arhetipurile si inconstientul colectiv/ Complete Works. Archetypes And Collective Unconsciousness[REVIEW]Catalin Vasile Bobb - 2004 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 3 (7):204-205.
    C. G. Jung, Opere complete. Arhetipurile si inconstientul colectiv Ed. Trei, Bucuresti, 2003.
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    Ideology and Unconsciousness.Debra C. Rosenthal - 1986 - International Studies in Philosophy 18 (1):69-71.
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    What is Unconsciousness in a Fly or a Worm? A Review of General Anesthesia in Different Animal Models.Oressia Zalucki & Bruno van Swinderen - 2016 - Consciousness and Cognition 44:72-88.
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    Time and Its Relation to Unconsciousness.C. A. Richardson - 1925 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 26:87 - 96.
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    4. Ignorance, Unconsciousness, and Responsibility.Daniel N. Robinson - 2009 - In Praise and Blame: Moral Realism and its Applications. Princeton University Press. pp. 146-178.
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  24. Unconsciousness and Knowledge of Madness, Freud in the Field of Psychiatry.P. Bercherie - 1989 - Revue Internationale de Philosophie 43 (171):525-539.
     
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  25. Ideology and Unconsciousness: Reich, Freud, and Marx.Ira H. Cohen - 1982 - New York University Press.
  26. Ideology and Unconsciousness: Reich, Freud and Marx.R. Jacoby - 1982 - Télos 1982 (54):191-194.
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  27. Consciousness and Unconsciousness.G. H. Lewes - 1877 - Mind 2:156.
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  28. Unconsciousness.James Grier[from old catalog] Miller - 1942 - London: Chapman & Hall.
     
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  29. Automaticity, Unconsciousness and Speech Production.M. Overgaard - forthcoming - Science and Consciousness Review.
  30. The Temporality of Life.Alia Al-Saji - 2007 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 45 (2):177-206.
    Borrowing conceptual tools from Bergson, this essay asks after the shift in the temporality of life from Merleau-Ponty’s Phénoménologie de la perception to his later works. Although the Phénoménologie conceives life in terms of the field of presence of bodily action, later texts point to a life of invisible and immemorial dimensionality. By reconsidering Bergson, but also thereby revising his reading of Husserl, Merleau-Ponty develops a nonserial theory of time in the later works, one that acknowledges the verticality and irreducibility (...)
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    Wittgenstein Reads Freud: The Myth of the Unconscious.J. Bouveresse - 1995 - Princeton University Press.
    Did Freud present a scientific hypothesis about the unconscious, as he always maintained and as many of his disciples keep repeating? This question has long prompted debates concerning the legitimacy and usefulness of psychoanalysis, and it is of utmost importance to Lacanian analysts, whose main project has been to stress Freud's scientific grounding. Here Jacques Bouveresse, a noted authority on Ludwig Wittgenstein, contributes to the debate by turning to this Austrian-born philosopher and contemporary of Freud for a candid assessment of (...)
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  32. Habitus et compétences incorporées: regards croisés sur «logique pratique» des pratiques enseignantes.Béatrice Pudelko - 2012 - Revue Phronesis 1 (3):69-83.
    In the theoretical framework developed by Y. Lenoir and his colleagues, Bourdieu’s concept of habitus is fundamental to explaining the tacit aspect of teaching practices. This article takes a critical look at the connection the framework makes between the concept of habitus and that of embedded skills, which is derived from French ergonomic psychology. Our primary objective is to examine the relevance and the limitations of this connection, with specific focus on its methodological implications. Our results indicate that a cognitive (...)
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    Substantive Nature of Sleep in Updating the Temporal Conditions Necessary for Inducing Units of Internal Sensations.Kunjumon Vadakkan - 2016 - Sleep Science 9.
    Unlike other organs that operate continuously, such as the heart and kidneys, many of the operations of the nervous system shut down during sleep. The evolutionarily conserved unconscious state of sleep that puts animals at risk from predators indicates that it is an indispensable integral part of systems operation. A reasonable expectation is that any hypothesis for the mechanism of the nervous system functions should be able to provide an explanation for sleep. In this regard, the semblance hypothesis is examined. (...)
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  34. Nietzsche on Consciousness and the Embodied Mind.Manuel Dries (ed.) - forthcoming - Walter de Gruyter.
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    The Unthinkable: Nonclassical Theory, the Unconscious Mind and the Quantum Brain.Arkady Plotnitsky - 2004 - In Gordon G. Globus, Karl H. Pribram & Giuseppe Vitiello (eds.), Brain and Being. John Benjamins. pp. 58--29.
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    “The Indestructible, the Barbaric Principle”: The Role of Schelling in Merleau-Ponty’s Psychoanalysis.Dylan Trigg - 2016 - Continental Philosophy Review 49 (2):203-221.
    The aim of this paper is to examine Merleau-Ponty’s idea of a “psychoanalysis of Nature”. My thesis is that in order to understand the creation of a Merleau-Pontean psychoanalysis, we need to ultimately understand the place of Schelling in Merleau-Ponty’s late thought. Through his dialogue with Schelling, Merleau-Ponty will be able to formulate not only a psychoanalysis of Nature, but also fulfil the ultimate task of phenomenology itself; namely, of identifying “what resists phenomenology—natural being, the ‘barbarous’ source Schelling spoke of” (...)
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    Philosophy, Critical Thinking and 'After-Birth Abortion: Why Should the Baby Live?'.M. Tooley - 2013 - Journal of Medical Ethics 39 (5):266-272.
    Confronted with an article defending conclusions that many people judge problematic, philosophers are interested, first of all, in clarifying exactly what arguments are being offered for the views in question, and then, second, in carefully and dispassionately examining those arguments, to determine whether or not they are sound. As a philosopher, then, that is how I would naturally approach the article ‘After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?’, by Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva. Very few philosophical publications, however, have evoked (...)
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    Long-Term (Six Years) Clinical Outcome Discrimination of Patients in the Vegetative State Could Be Achieved Based on the Operational Architectonics EEG Analysis: A Pilot Feasibility Study.Andrew A. Fingelkurts, Alexander A. Fingelkurts, Sergio Bagnato, Cristina Boccagni & Giuseppe Galardi - 2016 - The Open Neuroimaging Journal 10:69-79.
    Electroencephalogram (EEG) recordings are increasingly used to evaluate patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC) or assess their prognosis outcome in the short-term perspective. However, there is a lack of information concerning the effectiveness of EEG in classifying long-term (many years) outcome in chronic DOC patients. Here we tested whether EEG operational architectonics parameters (geared towards consciousness phenomenon detection rather than neurophysiological processes) could be useful for distinguishing a very long-term (6 years) clinical outcome of DOC patients whose EEGs were registered (...)
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    Trapped in a Secret Cellar: Breaking the Spell of a Picture of Unconscious States.Logi Gunnarsson - 2005 - Philosophical Investigations 28 (3):273-288.
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    The Unconscious in Social Explanation.Mark Bevir - 2004 - Philosophical Psychology 17 (2):181-207.
    The proper range and content of the unconscious in the human sciences should be established by reference to its conceptual relationship to the folk psychology that informs the standard form of explanation therein. A study of this relationship shows that human scientists should appeal to the unconscious only when the language of the conscious fails them, i.e. typically when they find a conflict between people's self-understanding and their actions. This study also shows that human scientists should adopt a broader concept (...)
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    Folk-Psychology, Psychopathology, and the Unconscious.Graham F. Macdonald - 1999 - Philosophical Explorations 2 (3):206-224.
    There is a 'philosophers' assumption that there is a problem with the very notion of an unconscious mental state.The paper begins by outlining how the problem is generated, and proceeds to argue that certain conditions need to be fulfilled if the unconscious is to qualify as mental. An explanation is required as to why we would ever expect these conditions to be fulfilled, and it is suggested that the Freudian concept of repression has an essential role to play in such (...)
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    The" Resistance of Derrida to Psychoanalysis" and Transcendental Phenomenology.Carlos Lobo - 2012 - Studia Phaenomenologica 12:399-425.
    Following Derrida’s late analysis of the multifarious concept of resistance, this article aims at detecting the motives that lead him to install from the start a tension between two methods of analysis of consciousness (phenomenological and psychoanalytical), that many would have considered, if not affectively unbearable, at least logically unsustainable. Yet this general logical and affective attitude remains describable, and in order to do so, the author proposesto delve into some underestimated and hence underexploited resources of transcendental phenomenology, particularly those (...)
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  43. Nature Of Consciousness In Hindu Philosophy.Shri Krishna Saksena - 1944 - Delhi: : Mitilal Banarsidass.
  44. Schelling on the Possibility of Evil: Rendering Pantheism, Freedom, and Time Consistent.G. Anthony Bruno - 2017 - SATS 18 (1):1-18.
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  45. The Minds Of Robots: Sense Data, Memory Images, And Behavior In Conscious Automata.James T. Culbertson - 1963 - Urbana: University Of Illinois Press.
  46. Wspomnienia, sny, myśli. świadoma biografia C. G. Junga.Paulina Prus - 2013 - Studia Z Historii Filozofii 4 (3):159-177.
    Memories, dreams, thoughts is an autobiographical book by Carl Gustav Jung in which the author deliberates on his life not only as a famous psychotherapist, but also as a protestant, psychiatrist, traveler, philosopher and mystic. Jung shows the paths that lead him to creating his own analytical branch of depth psychology and to revolutionizing the approach to the mechanisms of working with patients of mental hospitals. Although the book could be read as an autobiography only, we can also find a (...)
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    Hegel's Undiscovered Thesis-Antithesis-Synthesis Dialectics: What Only Marx and Tillich Understood.Leonard F. Wheat - 2012 - Prometheus Books.
    Since Mueller’s 1958 article calling Hegelian dialectics a “legend,” it has been fashionable to deny that Hegel used thesis-antithesis-synthesis dialectics. But in truth, Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit has 28 dialectics hidden on four outline levels, and The Philosophy of History has 10 more on three outline levels. In Phenomenology’s macrodialectic, Hegel’s nonsupernatural Spirit–all reality, everything in the universe, including man and artificial objects–advances from unconscious + union (thesis) to conscious + separation (antithesis) to a synthesis of conscious (from the antithesis) (...)
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  48. Mistake of Law and Sexual Assault: Consent and Mens Rea.Lucinda Vandervort - 1987-1988 - Canadian Journal of Women and the Law 2 (2):233-309.
    In this ground-breaking article submitted for publication in mid-1986, Lucinda Vandervort creates a radically new and comprehensive theory of sexual consent as the unequivocal affirmative communication of voluntary agreement. She argues that consent is a social act of communication with normative effects. To consent is to waive a personal legal right to bodily integrity and relieve another person of a correlative legal duty. If the criminal law is to protect the individual’s right of sexual self-determination and physical autonomy, rather than (...)
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  49. The Anna Karenina Theory of the Unconscious.Ned Block - 2011 - Neuropsychoanalysis 13 (1):34-37.
    The Anna Karenina Theory says: all conscious states are alike; each unconscious state is unconscious in its own way. This note argues that many components have to function properly to produce consciousness, but failure in any one of many different ones can yield an unconscious state in different ways. In that sense the Anna Karenina theory is true. But in another respect it is false: kinds of unconsciousness depend on kinds of consciousness.
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    Palliative Sedation, Foregoing Life-Sustaining Treatment, and Aid-in-Dying: What is the Difference?Patrick Daly - 2015 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 36 (3):197-213.
    After a review of terminology, I identify—in addition to Margaret Battin’s list of five primary arguments for and against aid-in-dying—the argument from functional equivalence as another primary argument. I introduce a novel way to approach this argument based on Bernard Lonergan’s generalized empirical method. Then I proceed on the basis of GEM to distinguish palliative sedation, palliative sedation to unconsciousness when prognosis is less than two weeks, and foregoing life-sustaining treatment from aid-in-dying. I conclude that aid-in-dying must be justified (...)
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