The Metaphors of consciousness

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

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Statementedited by Ronald S. Valle and Rolf Von Eckartsberg.
ContributionsValle, Ronald S., Von Eckartsberg, Rolf, 1932-
LC ClassificationsBF311 .M449
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 521 p. :
Number of Pages521
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Open LibraryOL4109878M
ISBN 100306405202
LC Control Number80024803

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This fascinating book takes the reader on a guided tour of these metaphors of memory from ancient times to the present day, exploring the way metaphors often derived from the techniques and instruments developed to store information such as wax tablets, books, photography, computers and even the by: Based on my book, Digital Dharma: A Users Guide to Expanding Consciousness in the Age of the Infosphere, this blog will provide links to the book, information about talks and articles, and provide a discussion space for those interested in the (metaphoric/esoteric) links between our telecommunications technologies and the path of evolving human/planetary consciousness.

Metaphors, according to theorists Lakoff and Johnson in Metaphors We Live By, play "a central role in defining our everyday realities" by structuring the way we think, perceive, and socialize (3).

Metaphor in this way redefines our individual realities. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The Metaphors of consciousness by Valle, Ronald S; Von Eckartsberg, Rolf, Publication date TopicsPages:   Top 10 books about consciousness From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside.

As the great consciousness-researchers Julian Jaynes and Owen Barfield both explained in their writings, it is very difficult to discuss consciousness except through metaphor. Metaphors create new ways of thinking, new realities, and new worlds. A classical metaphor for consciousness has been a `bright spot' cast by a spotlight on the stage of a dark theater that represents the integration of multiple sensory inputs into a single conscious experience, followed by its dissemination to a vast unconscious by: Metaphors of Conciousness.

Editors: Valle, Ronald S., von Eckartsberg, Rolf (Eds.) Computer Metaphors for Consciousness. *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook.

Only valid for books with an ebook : Springer US. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: They include the belief in the scientific method as the only valid approach to knowledge, the split between mind and matter, the view of nature as a mechanical system, the view of life in society as a competitive struggle for survival, and the belief in unlimited material progress to be achieved through economic and.

Focuses on the concept of mestiza consciousness, a redefinition of the Mestizaje concept in literature. Analysis of the mestiza concept in the book `Borderlands/La Frontera,' by Gloria Anzaldua; Discussion on the use of metaphors by Anzaldua; Criticisms on the work and writing style of Anzaldua.

Metaphors of Consciousness. [Ronald S Valle; Rolf Eckartsberg] -- As we move into the s, there is an increasing awareness that our civilization is going through a profound cultural transformation. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Part I.

Metaphors and maps --Science and reality: metaphors of experience and experience as metaphorical / Robert D.

Romanyshyn --Maps of the mind: the cartography of consciousness / Rolf von Eckartsberg --Part logical approaches. If they are metaphors, they are metaphors because the violence and destruction is so out of the ordinary that ordinary language cannot suffice to portray the utter carnage and desolation.

Remember, that in the little apocalypse of Mark 13 and Matthew 24 (which is like a mini book of Revelation) the Holocaust of the Second Coming is foreshadowed. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages cm: Contents: I * Metaphors and Maps.- 1Science and Reality: Metaphors of Experience and Experience as Metaphorical.- 2Maps of the Mind: The Cartography of Consciousness Metaphors of Conciousness by Valle, Ronald; Eckartsberg, Rolf von (Editors) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Bear in mind that the scroll still survives, even to this day, as its own technological metaphor.

But the book -- the codex -- became metaphor unto itself. It well may be the most powerful technological metaphor of them all. Once a technology finds that place of metaphor in our psyche, its outward form will survive. Leary's ideas heavily influenced the work of Robert Anton 's book Prometheus Rising is an in-depth work documenting Leary's eight-circuit model of consciousness.

Wilson's published screenplay, Reality Is What You Can Get Away With, uses and explains thelike Leary, wrote about the distinction between terrestrial. This ‘space* too must be a metaphor of real space. All of which is reminiscent of our discussion of the location of consciousness, also a metaphor.

Consciousness is being thought of as a thing, and so like other things must have a location, which, as we saw earlier, it does not actually have in the physical sense.

Metaphors in the History of Psychology describes and analyzes the ways in which psychological accounts of brain functioning, consciousness, cognition, emotion, motivation, learning, and behavior have been shaped--and are still being shaped--by the central metaphors used by contemporary psychologists and their predecessors.

The contributors to this volume argue that /5(2). Abstract. The recognition of Jung’s psychology as having penetrated even more deeply than Freud’s into new realms of the unconscious and of the human spirit has shown itself on many fronts impact of his thought has influenced science, religion, philosophy, psychology, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, economics, mythology, art, and the study of history.

Their book, Metaphors in Mind was the first comprehensive guide to Symbolic Modelling using the Clean Language of David Grove. An annotated training DVD, A Strange and Strong Sensation demonstrates their work in a live session.

James has also written (with Marian Way) the first book dedicated to Clean Space: Insights in Space. Freud believed that while the unconscious mind is largely inaccessible, the contents can sometimes bubble up unexpectedly, such as in dreams or slips of the tongue. An example of a Freudian slip is a man who accidentally uses a former girlfriend's name when referring to a current girlfriend.

While most of us might believe this to be a simple. Vision as a Metaphor – The Relationship Between Eyesight and Consciousness Author Martin Brofman Posted on - Octo Since vision is a metaphor for the way we see the world, and related to personality, once the elements of a person’s experience that relate to their impaired vision are identified, they can be released, and.

After a brief class discussion, I review stream of consciousness and introduce the revised Learning Target: We will evaluate the effectiveness of T.S. Eliot’s use of a stream of consciousness style and figurate language to express the theme in “The Love Song of J.

Literary stream of consciousness is a device used to render a character's mental process into text. Originally coined by William James in as a principle of psychology, yet easily transferable to the literary domain, the mode often reads as incoherent and fragmented.

This is because, more often than not, thoughts and emotions flow illogically in our minds. The origin of consciousness in the breakdown of the bicameral mind. Includes no index. Scanned in May by LnZ. Consciousness. Consciousness — History. Title. BFJ36 I28‘.2 ISBN (pbk.) Printed in the United States of America DOC 20 19 18 17 16 15 See last page of book for credits.

The trouble with brains, it seems, is that when you look in them, you discover that there’s nobody home. This is a book I've long been aware of, but never got that itch to read.

Maybe I trusted the field of philosophy too little, assuming that a book called "Consciousness Explained" was probably not very good. Maybe I trusted the field of philosophy too much, assuming that if. Cross-posted, as always, from Putanumonit. As I threatened two weeks ago, the Bicameral Book Club met for its first session to discuss the first few chapters ofThe Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind by Julian Jaynes.

The book club will meet weekly, and every week I’ll write up a summary of the conversation and my follow up. Body Memory, Metaphor and Movement is an interdisciplinary volume with contributions from philosophers, cognitive scientists, and movement therapists.

Part one provides the phenomenologically grounded definition of body memory with its different typologies. Part two follows the aim to integrate phenomenology, conceptual metaphor theory, and embodiment.

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Consciousness and Ideology book. Edited By Patricia Ewick. This chapter presents a critique of the metaphor, as a misleadingly narrow approach to understanding modern methods of domination; at the same time, by offering an alternative Cited by:   The Millennium Falcon hovers over Books-A-Million’s pop culture area, Yet lost in all the eggshell-walking and consciousness-raising of the last twenty-plus years is the anonymous, unheralded third-person pronoun, the very type case of inchoateness: the impersonal it.

Viewed as a metaphor of human experience, the Imperial Guard are. Julian Jaynes (Febru – Novem ) was an American researcher in psychology at Yale and Princeton for nearly 25 years and best known for his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind.

His career was dedicated to the problem of consciousness, “ the difference between what others see of us and our. Scientific metaphors have long provided heuristic tools for approaching novel problems.

Today, the neurobiology of consciousness and attention is a central concern, presenting formidable conceptual and empirical by:. A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. It may provide (or obscure) clarity or identify hidden similarities between two ideas.

Metaphors are often compared with other types of figurative language, such as antithesis, hyperbole, metonymy and simile. One of the most commonly cited examples of a metaphor in.

As a novelist, attentive to the nuances of language, he notices that these theories rely a great deal on metaphor: the literature of consciousness often refers to.

The metaphor of the «Stratium» shows the mind as the gigantic atrium of an office tower: around the vast interior space, service floors are staged on each other to dizzying heights, connected by footbridges.

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