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Conscious & unconscious

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Lacan - The Unconscious Reinvented The Unconscious Reinvented

Lacan - The Unconscious Reinvented The Unconscious Reinvented

Author: Colette Soler Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

This book focuses on Lacan's revisions and renewals of psychoanalytic concepts, and shows the ways in which Lacan succeeded in the reinvention of psychoanalysis. It explores those steps that led him to assert an unprecedented formula that says against all expectation that the unconscious is real.

Music and Consciousness 2 Worlds, Practices, Modalities

Music and Consciousness 2 Worlds, Practices, Modalities

Author: Ruth (Lecturer in Music, Lecturer in Music, University of Kent, UK) Herbert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2019

Consciousness has been described as one of the most mysterious things in the universe. Scientists, philosophers, and commentators from a whole range of disciplines can't seem to agree on what it is, generating a sizeable field of contemporary research known as consciousness studies. Following its forebear Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological and Cultural Perspectives (OUP, 2011), this volume argues that music can provide a valuable route to understanding consciousness, and also that consciousness opens up new perspectives for the study of music. It argues that consciousness extends beyond the brain, and is fundamentally related to selves engaged in the world, culture, and society. The book brings together an interdisciplinary line up of authors covering topics as wide ranging as cognitive psychology, neuroscience, psychoanalysis, philosophy and phenomenology, aesthetics, sociology, ethnography, and performance studies and musical styles from classic to rock, trance to Daoism, jazz to tabla, and deep listening to free improvisation. Music and Consciousness 2 will be fasinating reading for those studying or working in the field of musicology, those researching consciousness as well as cultural theorists, psychologists, and philosophers.

Dark Matter of the Mind The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Dark Matter of the Mind The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Author: Daniel L. Everett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/12/2017

Is it in our nature to be altruistic, or evil, to make art, use tools, or create language? Is it in our nature to think in any particular way? For Daniel L. Everett, the answer is a resounding no: it isn't in our nature to do any of these things because human nature does not exist at least not as we usually think of it. Flying in the face of major trends in Evolutionary Psychology and related fields, he offers a provocative and compelling argument in this book that the only thing humans are hardwired for is freedom: freedom from evolutionary instinct and freedom to adapt to a variety of environmental and cultural contexts. Everett sketches a blank-slate picture of human cognition that focuses not on what is in the mind but, rather, what the mind is in namely, culture. He draws on years of field research among the Amazonian people of the Piraha in order to carefully scrutinize various theories of cognitive instinct, including Noam Chomsky's foundational concept of universal grammar, Freud's notions of unconscious forces, Adolf Bastian's psychic unity of mankind, and works on massive modularity by evolutionary psychologists such as Leda Cosmides, John Tooby, Jerry Fodor, and Steven Pinker. Illuminating unique characteristics of the Piraha language, he demonstrates just how differently various cultures can make us think and how vital culture is to our cognitive flexibility. Outlining the ways culture and individual psychology operate symbiotically, he posits a Buddhist-like conception of the cultural self as a set of experiences united by various apperceptions, episodic memories, ranked values, knowledge structures, and social roles and not, in any shape or form, biological instinct. The result is fascinating portrait of the dark matter of the mind, one that shows that our greatest evolutionary adaptation is adaptability itself.

Everything You Need to Know but Have Never Been Told

Everything You Need to Know but Have Never Been Told

Author: David Icke Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/11/2017

Dark Matter of the Mind The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Dark Matter of the Mind The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Author: Daniel L. Everett Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/12/2016

Is it in our nature to be altruistic, or evil, to make art, use tools, or create language? Is it in our nature to think in any particular way? For Daniel L. Everett, the answer is a resounding no: it isn't in our nature to do any of these things because human nature does not exist at least not as we usually think of it. Flying in the face of major trends in Evolutionary Psychology and related fields, he offers a provocative and compelling argument in this book that the only thing humans are hardwired for is freedom: freedom from evolutionary instinct and freedom to adapt to a variety of environmental and cultural contexts. Everett sketches a blank-slate picture of human cognition that focuses not on what is in the mind but, rather, what the mind is in namely, culture. He draws on years of field research among the Amazonian people of the Pirah? in order to carefully scrutinize various theories of cognitive instinct, including Noam Chomsky's foundational concept of universal grammar, Freud's notions of unconscious forces, Adolf Bastian's psychic unity of mankind, and works on massive modularity by evolutionary psychologists such as Leda Cosmides, John Tooby, Jerry Fodor, and Steven Pinker. Illuminating unique characteristics of the Pirah? language, he demonstrates just how differently various cultures can make us think and how vital culture is to our cognitive flexibility. Outlining the ways culture and individual psychology operate symbiotically, he posits a Buddhist-like conception of the cultural self as a set of experiences united by various apperceptions, episodic memories, ranked values, knowledge structures, and social roles and not, in any shape or form, biological instinct. The result is fascinating portrait of the dark matter of the mind, one that shows that our greatest evolutionary adaptation is adaptability itself.

Wit And Its Relation To The Unconscious

Wit And Its Relation To The Unconscious

Author: Sigmund Freud Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2014

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Social Basis Of Consciousness A STUDY IN ORGANIC PSYCHOLOGY Based upon a Synthetic and Societal

The Social Basis Of Consciousness A STUDY IN ORGANIC PSYCHOLOGY Based upon a Synthetic and Societal

Author: Trigant Burrow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/12/2014

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Lacan - The Unconscious Reinvented The Unconscious Reinvented

Lacan - The Unconscious Reinvented The Unconscious Reinvented

Author: Colette Soler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2014

This book focuses on Lacan's revisions and renewals of psychoanalytic concepts, and shows the ways in which Lacan succeeded in the reinvention of psychoanalysis. It explores those steps that led him to assert an unprecedented formula that says against all expectation that the unconscious is real.

Subconscious Journeys

Subconscious Journeys

Author: Jack Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/04/2014

In Subconscious Journeys, Jack Mitchell explores the human mind and its connection to life, death, disease, and the probability of extended life. Most diseases, if not all, are formed and intensified through repressed fears that form emotional barriers within the subconscious mind. Lifestyles are then conscientiously directed and enforced within the conscious mind through the growing emotional needs of the personality. Subconscious Journeys is a study of the human mind. The mind is divided into four parts: the conscious, the subconscious, the conscience, and the personality. The conscious mind allows people to knowingly initiate outer body movements and make decisions. Unfortunately, age and strong emotions, augmented by repetitious repressed fears and traumas, alter what the conscious mind has control over in regards to reasoning ability. As a result, the repressions are stored within the subconscious and form emotional barriers that disrupt conscious activity. Another part of the mind, the conscience, controls the inner workings of various parts of the body such as the heart, spleen, liver, and so on. It speaks to us in dreams and frequently communicates to the conscious during traumatic situations. People can communicate with it during therapeutic sessions by using the primary hand and labeling the four fingers as yes, no, maybe, and I won't answer. When asked specific questions regarding their repressed fears and emotions, the conscience will respond with the involuntary movement of one of the four labeled fingers. The personality is formed mostly by the time individuals are about nine or ten years old. It is formed through fearful traumas, the emulation of loved ones' behavior, and joyful experiences. Ultimately, Subconscious Journeys addresses how the four parts of the mind function and adapt as we deal with the inherent changes in life.

Modern Theories Of The Unconscious

Modern Theories Of The Unconscious

Author: W. L. Northridge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2014

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Art And The Unconscious A Psychological Approach to a Problem of Philosophy

Art And The Unconscious A Psychological Approach to a Problem of Philosophy

Author: John M. Thorburn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/04/2014

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Origins And History Of Consciousness

The Origins And History Of Consciousness

Author: Erich Neumann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/06/2013

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.