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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.,
  • Blake, William, 1757-1827 -- Knowledge -- Psychology.,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Consciousness in literature.,
  • Romanticism -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-202) and index.

StatementJohn Beer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR468.C66 B44 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3683842M
ISBN 101403903247
LC Control Number2003044150

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Romantic Consciousness is to my mind as essential as it is pleasurable reading for scholars and advanced students of Romanticism and nineteenth-century literature.' - James Vigus, Visiting Research Fellow, Queen Mary, University of London, UKBrand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. This engaging book - part scientific overview, part memoir, part futurist speculation - describes Koch's search for an empirical explanation for consciousness. Koch recounts not only the birth of the modern science of consciousness but also the subterranean motivation for his quest - his instinctual (if not romantic) belief that life is meaningful. Product Information. In this sequel to his Romantic Consciousness, John Beer discusses further questionings of human consciousness; both the degree to which Dickens's conscious dramatizing differs from the subconscious workings of his psyche and the exploration of subliminal consciousness by nineteenth-century psychical researchers. The book certainly serves as a useful and up-to-date introduction to consciousness studies from a leading scientist in the field, but its real force comes from the personal nature of the writing. Science, for good reason, is meant to be third-person, objective, and impersonal/5.

  This engaging book—part scientific overview, part memoir, part futurist speculation—describes Koch's search for an empirical explanation for consciousness. Koch recounts not only the birth of the modern science of consciousness but also the subterranean motivation for his quest—his instinctual (if "romantic") belief that life is meaningful.4/4(2).   Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist - Ebook written by Christof Koch. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist.4/5(2). Books shelved as consciousness: Consciousness Explained by Daniel C. Dennett, The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind by Julia. In this wide-ranging study the author examines the phenomenon of the ‘self-conscious poem’ — that is, a poem concerned with poetry or, more centrally if often connectedly, a poem that displays awareness of itself as a poem — in the work of the major Romantic poets: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. The book freshly illuminates many famous lyrics and .

Book review — Christof Koch; Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist Koch is trying to explain the possibility of consciousness (or sentience or awareness), which he also calls phenomenal experience. The Paperback of the Romantic Consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley by J. Beer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for. Get this from a library! Romantic consciousness: Blake to Mary Shelley. [John B Beer] -- In the first of two studies, John Beer traces the Romantic perception that rational consciousness could not adequately represent all that was implicit in the human psyche, and the consequent. Christof Koch - Consciousness: Confession of a romantic reductionist. likes 2 talking about this. BookFollowers: