The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

Editor(s): Max Velmans, Susan Schneider

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466

About this Book

With fifty-five peer reviewed chapters written by the leading authors in the field, The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness is the most extensive and comprehensive survey of the study of consciousness available today.


  • Provides a variety of philosophical and scientific perspectives that create a breadth of understanding of the topic
  • Topics include the origins and extent of consciousness, different consciousness experiences, such as meditation and drug-induced states, and the neuroscience of consciousness

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Problems of Consciousness

  2. Part II: The Domain of Consciousness - Origins and Extent of Consciousness

  3. Part II: The Domain of Consciousness - Some Varieties of Conscious Experience

  4. Part II: The Domain of Consciousness - Breakdowns and the Unity of Consciousness

  5. Part III: Some Contemporary Theories of Consciousness

  6. Part IV: Some Major Topics in the Philosophy of Consciousness

  7. Part V: Major Topics in the Science of Consciousness - Topics in the Cognitive Psychology of Consciousness

  8. Part V: Major Topics in the Science of Consciousness - Topics in the Neuroscience of Consciousness

  9. Part V: Major Topics in the Science of Consciousness - First-Person Contributions to the Science of Consciousness

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