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Describing inner experience?

Russell T. Hurlburt

Describing inner experience?

proponent meets skeptic

by Russell T. Hurlburt

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consciousness,
  • Introspection

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRussell T. Hurlburt, Eric Schwitzgebel.
    SeriesLife and mind
    ContributionsSchwitzgebel, Eric.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF311 .H87 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17566966M
    ISBN 109780262083669
    LC Control Number2007002122

    Investigating Pristine Inner Experience explores how to apprehend inner experience in high fidelity. This book will transform your view of your own inner experience, awaken you to experiential differences between people, and thereby (with Chris Heavey, ), and Describing Inner Experience: Proponent Meets Skeptic (with Eric Schwitzgebel Cited by: Describing the Experience of Describing? The blindspot of introspection Abstract:Mycommentson thispioneering bookbyRussHurlburtand Eric Schwitzgebel do not focus on the descriptions of experiences that it includes, but on the very process of description, which seems to me insufficiently highlighted, described and called into question. First I. Secondly, the experience Spelke describes is the one you might have when you are doing condensed inner speech. The thinking is not fully verbally expressible simply because it .


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See all 8 formats and editions Hide other Describing inner experience? book and editions. Price Cited by: Describing Inner Experience. is scholarly writing at its best: clear and accessible without being condescending or over-simplifying. The discussion is civil and intelligent, and, most of all, engaged.

That is, Hurlburt and Schwitzgebel resist the urge to write their own separate position papers; instead, they actively engage in constructive dialogue.

This book is a sort of debate between a skeptical philosopher and a more credulous psychologist, on how much one's description of one's own "inner experience" (thoughts, emotions, mental imagery, etc) can be taken as "reliable."/5.

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In the original interviews, we occasionally meandered, repeated ourselves, misunderstood each other, assumed shared knowledge unavailable Describing inner experience? book an. Describing Inner Experience. Proponent Meets Skeptic. Russell T. Hurlburt and Eric Schwitzgebel MIT Press, Here is the book's site at MIT, including the pdfs of the preface, Chapter 1, and the index, as well as a link to searchable text via Google book search.

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Describing Inner Experience. Proponent Meets Skeptic. Published: Ap Russell T. Hurlburt and Eric Schwitzgebel, Describing Inner Experience?Proponent Meets Skeptic, MIT Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Gualtiero Piccinini, Describing inner experience?

book of Missouri, St. Louis. Describing Inner Experience. is not so much a debate as it is a collaboration, with each author seeking to refine his position and to replace partisanship with balanced critical judgment. The result is an illumination of major issues in the study of consciousness—from two sides at once.

Describing Inner Experience. is scholarly writing Describing inner experience? book its best: clear and accessible without being condescending or over-simplifying.

The discussion is civil and intelligent, and, most of all, engaged. That is, Hurlburt and Schwitzgebel resist the urge Describing inner experience? book write their own separate position papers; instead, they actively engage in constructive : Russell Hurlburt. Inner experience is private—your inner experience presents itself to you and to no one else—and that is a challenge for science.

I have created a method, Descriptive Experience Sampling (DES), designed to overcome that and other challenges and thus to. Russ and Eric’s book Describing Inner Experience. is known both for its discussion of foundational Describing inner experience? book in consciousness studies and for the constructively confrontational method used in that discussion: Russ and Eric interviewed “Melanie” in the DES way, and then debated how to understand what Melanie had said and the extent to which.

The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation by Thomas Merton. Some of the pearls found in this work of Merton written just Describing inner experience? book he left for Asia where he died. The best estimation of when that was seems to be sometime in September /5.

Describing Inner Experience. is not so much a debate as it is a collaboration, with each author seeking to refine his position and to replace partisanship with balanced critical judgment. The result is an illumination of major issues in the study of consciousness — from two sides at once.

Describing Inner Experience. is not so much a debate as it is a collaboration, with each author seeking to refine his position and to replace partisanship with balanced critical judgment.

The result is an illumination of major issues in the study of consciousness-from two sides at once. show more/5(12). Describing Inner Experience?, by Russell T. Hulburt and Eric Schwitzgebel. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, Pp. This book addresses the question of whether we can accurately describe our own conscious experiences.

One of its authors (Russell T. Hulburt) thinks that we can whereas the other one (Eric Schwitzgebel) thinks that we cannot. Describing Inner Experience.

is not so much a debate as it is a collaboration, with each author seeking to refine his position and to replace partisanship with balanced critical judgment.

The result is an illumination of major issues in the study of consciousness--from two sides at l T. Hurlburt is Professor of Psychology at the.

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Get this from a library. 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.

to Describing Inner Experience before undergoing DES, in order to prevent my DES experience from retroactively biasing my original dnote,however,thatmyknowledgeofDESwasnot limited to the book, for I d previously or contemporaneously read other reports about the method and its results (e.g.

The result, Hurlburt & Schwitzgebel’s thought-provoking Describing Inner Experience?, is both encouraging and disheartening.

Encouraging, because the book is a fine example of fruitful and open-minded interdisciplinary engagement; disheartening, because it makes clear just how difficult it is to justify the accuracy of introspective methods.

Get this from a library. Describing inner experience?: proponent meets skeptic. [Russell T Hurlburt; Eric Schwitzgebel] -- "Can conscious experience be described accurately.

Can we give reliable accounts of our sensory experiences and pains, our inner speech and imagery, our felt emotions. The question is central not. Written for the psychologist, philosopher, and layperson interested in consciousness, Exploring Inner Experience provides a comprehensive introduction to the Descriptive Experience Sampling (DES) method for obtaining accurate reports of inner experience.

DES uses a beeper to cue participants to pay attention to their experience at Pages: It outlines a mystical theology and experience of the sacred founded on the absence of god. Bataille calls Inner Experience a “narrative of despair,” but also describes it as a book wherein “profundity and passion go tenderly hand in hand.” Herein, he says, “The mind moves in a strange world where anguish and ecstasy take shape.”.

They also highlight the methodological lessons that one should draw from those criticisms if one tries to come up with a new, more reliable method of describing inner experience.

Hurlburt claims to have designed such a method: ‘Descriptive experience sampling’ (or ‘DES’).Author: Jordi Fernández. Investigating Pristine Inner Experience explores how to apprehend inner experience in high fidelity. This book will transform your view of your own inner experience, awaken you to experiential differences between people and thereby reframe your thinking about psychology and consciousness science, which banned the study of inner experience for.

Chapter 1: Inner experience Inner experiences (thoughts, feelings, sensations, etc.) are among the most important features of the human condition, and.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. Describing Inner Experience. also contemplated the possibility of a study correlating experience while reading with cognitively measurable differences in reading comprehension (see Box ).

None of this, however, pertains directly to. Describing Inner Experience?: Proponent Meets Skeptic ().pdf writen by 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 re.

Describing Inner Experience?: Proponent Meets Skeptic (Bradford Books) is a new book from MIT Press by Russell T. Hurlburt and Eric Schwitzgebel, who announces the book’s appearance on his blog, the Splintered Mind.

This sounds really interesting both in the subject matter of introspection and the way the book is put together as a collaboration. Telling what we know: Describing inner experience. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5(9), –) to record their Green Man music festival experiences, this data was then explored during.

Indeed, most of the book under review is centered on explorations of Melanie's inner experiences under the protocols of Descriptive Experience Sampling. Developed by Hulburt, DES is a methodological attempt to record introspective experiences.

Simply explained, it works as follows: a beeper signals the subject to give attention to inner experience. Buy Describing Inner Experience?: Proponent Meets Skeptic (Life and Mind: Philosophical Issues in Biology and Psychology) Reprint by Hurlburt, Russell, Schwitzgebel, Eric, Wilson, Robert A., Sterelny, Kim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). “I can’t say for sure if it’s any more important [than other kinds of inner experience], but there’s been enough research done to show that inner speech plays an important role in self.

Whew. I've been chugging away so hard at a draft of my "Eyes Closed" essay that I've barely come up for air the last two days.

But instead of trying everyone's patience with more of that, I think I'll toss up something visual: The book cover design for Russ Hurlburt's & my forthcoming book Describing Inner Experience?Proponent Meets Skeptic. 1 Journal of Scientifi c Exploration, Vol.

23, No. 2, pp. 1–3, JSE BOOK REVIEWS Describing Inner Experience. Proponent Meets Skeptic by Russell T. Hurlburt and Eric Schwitzgebel. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, viii + pp. This book will transform your view of your own inner experience, awaken you to experiential differences between people and thereby reframe your thinking about psychology and consciousness science, which banned the study of inner experience for most of a century and yet continued to recognize its fundamental importance.

Usually, if the reader has difficulty understanding that words are the thoughts of a particular character, it is because the text has a more serious problem, one of perspective.

Each scene in a story should focus on one, and only one, character. This way, the reader knows which character is the focus of attention, i.e., which character is being. CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): contribution to consciousness studies.

The book presents a detailed and far-ranging debate between psychologist Russell T. Hurlburt, developer and defender of the Descriptive Experience Sampling. of inner experience that the participant is able to report. The DES interview also serves a different purpose early in the sampling process.

Hurlburt () described the process of DES as “iterative,” as participants build skills in apprehending and describing inner experience by partaking in a sequence of interviews with trained researchers.

Pdf Experience (French: L'expérience intérieure) is a book by the French intellectual Pdf first lengthy philosophical treatise, it was followed by Guilty () and On Nietzsche (). Together, the three works constitute Bataille's Summa Atheologica, in which he explores the experience of excess, expressed in forms such as laughter, tears, eroticism, Author: Georges Bataille.The result, Hurlburt & Schwitzgebel’s thought-provoking Describing Inner Experience?, is both encouraging and disheartening.

Encouraging, because the book is a fine example of fruitful and open-minded interdisciplinary engagement; disheartening, because it makes clear just how difficult it is to justify the accuracy of introspective.A Debate on Descriptive Experience Sampling Editor: Josh Weisberg Ebook special issue of the Journal of Consciousness Studies debating the merits of Russell Hurlburt's technique of Descriptive Experience Sampling (DES) as a means of accessing inner Paperback pp.

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