The field of consciousness.


Pittsburgh, Duquesne Univ. Press, 1964.

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Subjects Bewustzijn.
Consciousness.
Phenomenological psychology.
Philosophy.
Psychology.
Waarneming.
Series Duquesne studies. Psychological series ; 2.
Description xiv, 427 pages illustrations.
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Part one: General problems of organization in consciousness : Chapter 1: The problem of dimensional differences between conjunctions of phases of experience : 1. Serial and dimensional differences ; 2. The problem of dimensional differences and the philosophy of radical empiricism ; 3. James' description of the field of consciousness -- Chapter 2: Origin of organization : 1. James' sensible totals and their dissociation ; 2. Organization as an autochthonous feature of experience ; 3. The problem of organization in Piaget's psychology : a. The concept of schemata ; born Assimilation, accommodation, and the problem of segregation ; c. Historical continuity of mental development ; d. Structural organization as an immanent feature of experience. 4. Reformulation of the problem of organization -- Chapter 3. Grouping and organization of sense-data : 1. Von Ehrenfels' concept of form quantities ; 2. Theories of the school of Graz : a. Objects of higher order ; born The theory of production. 3. Sensuous qualities of a higher order : a. Husserl's concept of figurale Momente ; born Stumpf's concept of Verschmelzung
Part three: Some fundamental concepts of constitutive phenomenology : 1. The psychological and the phenomenological approach to consciousness ; 2. The root of the constancy-hypothesis ; 3. The phenomenological reduction ; 4. Phenomenological interpretation of the dismissal of the constancy-hypothesis ; 5. The perception noema : a. Act of perception, perceptual noema, thing perceived ; born The perceptual noema as perceptual meaning ; c. The object as noematic phenomenon. 6. James' concept of object of thought and Husserl's concept of noema ; 7. Problems of ideation : a. Eidetic science ; born The apprehension of eide and eidetic relations by the method of "free variation"
Part two: Some principles of Gestalt theory : 1. The constancy hypothesis and its abandonment ; 2. Dependence of perception on external and internal conditions ; 3. On acquisition by experience : a. The traditional and the Gestalt theoretical concepts of experience ; born Acquisition of empirical meanings ; c. Discrimination and segregation ; d. Impossibility of an intuitionistic philosophy. 4. Reformulation of the problem of Gestalt form qualities ; 5. Types of Gestalt contextures : a. Intervals and terminals ; born Figure and ground. 6. Functional significance : a. The concept of Gestalt ; born Experiential and experimental evidence ; c. Qualification of Gestalt-constituents by their functional significance. 7. On successive comparison : a. Koffka's discussion of Sumpf's paradox ; born James' concepts of "sensation of difference" and "sensation of likeness". 8. Gestalt-coherence : a. Interdependence of the constituents of a Gestalt-contexture ; b. Segregation and unification of Gestalt-contextures. 9. Bergson's concept of "qualitative multiplicities" ; 10. Wholes and parts ; 11. The law of good continuation
Network Numbers (OCoLC)173036
(OCoLC)ocm00173036
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