Describing inner experience? : proponent meets skeptic / Russell T. Hurlburt, Eric Schwitzgebel.

A psychologist and a philosopher with opposing viewpoints discuss the extent to which it is possible to report accurately on our own conscious experience, considering both the reliability of introspection in general and the particular self-reported inner experiences of "Melanie," a subject...

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Main Author: Hurlburt, Russell T.
Other Authors: Schwitzgebel, Eric
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007.
Series:Life and mind.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Can there be a satisfactory introspective method? (Hurlburt)
  • 3. Descartes inverted (Schwitzgebel)
  • 4. The first sampling day
  • 5. The second sampling day
  • 6. The third sampling day
  • 7. The fourth sampling day
  • 8. The fifth sampling day
  • 9. The sixth sampling day
  • 10. Eric's reflections (Schwitzgebel)
  • 11. Russ's reflections (Hurlburt)
  • 12. Eric's response to Russ, and some parting thoughts (Schwitzgebel).