- Alva Noë: "Why Is Consciousness So Baffling?"
- Antonio Damasio: "The Quest to Understand Consciousness"
- Big Think: "Antonio Damasio & Siri Hustvedt"
- Big Think: "Daniel Dennett"
- californica: portrait of the artist as an organism (Jason Tougaw's blog)
- Daniel Dennett: "Cute, Sexy, Sweet, Funny"
- Emily Singer: "The Measured Life"
- Extraordinary People: The Boy Who Could See Without Eyes
- Gail Hornstein's Bibliography of "First Person Narratives of Madness in English"
- Gail Horstein, "The Hearing Voices Network"
- Gary Wolf on "The Quantified Self"
- Hearing the Voice Project
- Interview with Alva Noë (Salon)
- Jesse Prinz: "Waiting for the Self"
- Jill Bolte Taylor: "My Stroke of Insight"
- Koestenbaum on Viegener
- Maud Casey
- Rufus May: "Living Mindfully with Voices"
- Siri Hustvedt
- Tarnation Trailer
- The Quantified Self
- V.S. Ramachandran: "3 Clues to Understanding Your Brain"
- We Live in Public Trailer
Daily Archives: March 3, 2015
Workshop: Creating a Conversation among Texts (or, How to Avoid “Grand Confabulations”)
1. Choose two related passages, one from Casey’s novel and one Hacking’s chapter. 2. Talk about how the passages illuminate each other with regard to a shared question–or a set of related questions. 3. Discuss why the question matters, how it … Continue reading
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Recollecting Our Life Stories Piece by Piece: Reading Albert in the Novel
“Piece by piece, piece by piece, this is how the story will reveal itself.” (Casey, 202) Albert in this novel is just like the Doctor, Walter, Marian and the rest of us, when he is striving to recall his life … Continue reading
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Casey and Hacking Thoughts
The first line that struck me of Hacking’s chapter, that brought me back to many discussions with friends, was: “…mental illnesses, more neurotic than psychotic and we wonder which of them are affectations, cultural artifacts, clinician-enhanced, or copycat syndromes, and … Continue reading
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