Download e-book for kindle: Embodied Selves and Divided Minds (International by Michelle Maiese

By Michelle Maiese

Embodied Selves and Divided Minds examines how learn in embodied cognition and enactivism can give a contribution to our figuring out of the character of self-consciousness, the metaphysics of private identification, and the disruptions to self-awareness that happen in case of psychopathology.

It starts off with the belief that if we take embodiment heavily, then the ensuing perception of the self (as bodily grounded within the dwelling physique) can assist us to make experience of the way a minded topic persists throughout time. besides the fact that, instead of depending completely on puzzle situations to debate diachronic endurance and the feel of self, this paintings appears to schizophrenia and dissociative id sickness as case reports. the following we discover real-life examples of anomalous phenomena that symbolize disruptions
to embodied self-experience and seem to point a fragmentation of the self. besides the fact that, instead of concluding that those issues count number as real cases of multiplicity, the book's dialogue of the self and private id permits us to appreciate the attribute signs of these
disorders as major disruptions to self-consciousness. The concluding bankruptcy then examines the consequences of this theoretical framework for the scientific remedy of schizophrenia and dissociative id disorder.

Embodied Selves and Divided Minds unearths how a severe discussion among Philosophy and Psychiatry may end up in a greater figuring out of significant concerns surrounding self-consciousness, own identification, and psychopathology.

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