Consciousness and the World

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Index
absence:
experience of 329-30
inexistence of perception of 329-34
Acquinas, St Thomas 169
action:
concentrated and thinking 258-9
constituting the concept 307-10
'constitutive' bodily 481
drunken 126-8
formation of bodily 568
inexistence of negative 332-3
insane 138-9
mental, see mental will
necessary knowledge of intentional 136-7
reason and 226-8
activity:
purely experiential constitution of 48-9
actor:
as akin to imagination 364 , 366 , 369-70
affect:
as contrasted logically with experience 39-40
after-images:
as examples of visual sensation 466 , 476-7 , 502-6
as individuals 503
Anderson, John 26
animal:
concept of as non-natural kind 658-9
Anscombe, G. E. M. 631
'antitheticality puzzle':
between activeness and awareness 379-80
appearances:
as complex universal 571 , 588
as contingent property of bearer 572
distinguished from sense-data 575-6
experiencing of material object 597-9
inexistence of tactile 572
nature of 573-5 , 587-8
as relative to perceiver and conditions 521-2 , 592-3
uniqueness of visual example 571-2
atomistic character of 'perceptual given' 544-9
argument for 546-8
attention:
active modes, see listening and looking
and consciousness 7-24 , 83-4
as container 276-8 , 280-8
and experience 278-9
and imagination 355-7
'journey outwards' of 27-30
limited extent of 277-84
mythology of 285-8
and perception 276 , 291-317
and propositional objects 319-24
and stream of consciousness, see stream of consciousness
as system 278-9 , 282-9
and thinking 259-61
and thought 453
'transitivity of' 451-2 , 454-7 , 465 , 515
Auden, W. H. 37
auditory sensations:
as individuals 498-9 , 502-5 , 512-14
and sense-data 512-14
Beethoven, L. van 659
belief:
formation of in the conscious 85-6
formation of in the unself-conscious 85-6 , 561-2
freedom of 111-12 , 139-41 , 159-61
indefinability of 64
insane 140-1 , 144-6
belief-system 142-9
as cognitive map of Reality 142-3
and constitution of consciousness 142-3
in dream 146
and epistemology 155-7
impairments in 144-9
in normal consciousness 142-4

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  • Consciousness and the World iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I Consciousness 35
  • 1: The Experience 37
  • 2: The Anatomy of Consciousness 68
  • 3: Self-Consciousness and Self-Knowledge 102
  • 4: 'Translucence' 164
  • 5: Consciousness and the Mental Will 200
  • 6: Interiority and Thinking 233
  • Part II the Attention and Perception 265
  • 7: The Attention 275
  • 8: The Attention and Perception (1) 291
  • 9: The Attention and Perception (2) 302
  • 10: Perception and Truth 318
  • 11: The Imagination (1) 339
  • 12: The Imagination (2) 362
  • 13: Imagination and Perception 371
  • 14: Active Attending or a Theory of Mental Action 379
  • Part III Seeing 407
  • 15: 'Blindsight' and the Essence of Seeing 415
  • 16: Seeing the Light 439
  • 17: Sense-Data (1) or the Ways of the Attention 465
  • 18: Sense-Data (2) 502
  • 19: Secondary Qualities 515
  • 20: The 'Perceptual Given' and 'Perceptual Mediators' or the Formation of the Visual Experience 538
  • 21: Appearances 570
  • 22: Perceptually Constituting the Material Object 592
  • Part IV Perception and the Body 621
  • 23: Proprioception and the Body Image 628
  • 24: The Sense of Touch 656
  • Conclusion 681
  • Index 697
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