Subjective Time: The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Temporality

2015.03.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Valtteri Arstila and Dan Lloyd (eds.), Subjective Time: The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Temporality, MIT Press,
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2015.03.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Valtteri Arstila and Dan Lloyd (eds.), Subjective Time: The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Temporality, MIT Press, 2014, 668pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780262019941. Reviewed by Michael Pelczar, National University of Singapore We use the language of time to describe various aspects of our mental lives. We also use temporal language to describe non-conscious features of the world, such as ordinary objects and events. In one way or another, each of the essays in this volume attempts to make sense of the relationship between these two practices. As its subtitle suggests, the papers come from a wide range of disciplines. There are contributions from history, cognitive science, clinical psychology, philosophy of mind, metaphysics -- there is even a chapter by a professional magician. With thirty chapters totalling 650 pages, there can be no question here of providing detailed commentary on every. . .

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