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Frontiers of Consciousness: Chichele Lectures

Lawrence Weiskrantz and Martin Davies


In recent years consciousness has become a significant area of study in the cognitive sciences. This book is an interdisciplinary exploration of consciousness. The book stems from the Chichele lectures held at All Souls College in Oxford, and features contributions from a ‘who's who’ of authorities from both philosophy and psychology. The result is an interdisciplinary volume which tackles some of the biggest and most impenetrable problems in consciousness. The book includes chapters considering the apparent explanatory gap between science and consciousness, our conscious experience of emotion ... More

Keywords: consciousness, cognitive sciences, Chichele lectures, All Souls College, fear, willed actions, visual information, behaviour, mind-brain relation, experimental psychology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199233151
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233151.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lawrence Weiskrantz, editor
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Oxford, UK

Martin Davies, editor
Wilde Professor of Mental Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK