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Parent topics

  • Mind [r]: The set of structures and activity states in the brain, body, and environment of a human that enable the physiological activities of thinking and conscious experiencing. [e]
  • Mind-body problem [r]: The philosophical and scientific consideration of the relation between conscious mental activity and the underlying physical plant that supports this activity, consisting primarily of the brain, but also involving various sensors throughout the body. [e]
  • Philosophy of mind [r]: Philosophical discipline which deals with the nature of, and knowledge of, the mind, the brain and mental functions and phenomena. [e]
  • Subjective-objective dichotomy [r]: The philosophical separation of the world into objects (entities) which are perceived or otherwise presumed to exist as entities, by subjects (observers). [e]
  • Thinking, fast and slow [r]: Daniel Kahneman's view of how the mind works, in which he draws upon recent developments in cognitive and social psychology. [e] A book review.


Other related topics

  • Awareness [r]: A state of readiness regarding monitoring of oneself or one's immediate environment by sensory perception, including the five senses; paying attention. [e]
  • Behaviorism [r]: A major branch of psychology, started by Ivan Pavlov, which characterizes behavior in terms of stimuli and responses [e]
  • Brain [r]: The core unit of a central nervous system. [e]
  • Cognition [r]: The central nervous system's processing of information relevant to interacting with itself and its internal and external environment. [e]
  • Consciousness [r]: Sense of awareness of self and of the environment. [e]
  • Memory [r]: The cognitive processes that lead to the retaining and recalling of past experience. [e]
  • Model-dependent realism [r]: A philosophical position that all we can know about reality consists of networks of world pictures that explain observations by connecting them by rules to concepts defined in models. [e]
  • Neuroscience [r]: The study of nervous systems and their components. [e]
  • Perception [r]: The reception of information by the nervous system. [e]
  • Reality [r]: Various concepts in philosophy and science presenting diverse views of what categories of entities, if any, do or do not qualify as existing absolutely, self-sufficiently and objectively irrespective of human presence. [e]
  • Stoicism [r]: School of Hellenistic philosophy founded in Athens, in the early 3rd century BC, who believed destructive emotions to be the result of errors in judgment, and that a sage, or person of 'moral and intellectual perfection,' would not undergo such emotions. [e]

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  • Atheism [r]: Absence of belief in any god or other supernatural beings; distinct from antitheism, or opposition to religion, and agnosticism, the position that one cannot know whether such beings exist. [e]
  • Augustine of Hippo [r]: (November 13 354–August 28 430) Bishop and Doctor of the Church. [e]
  • Daniel C. Dennett [r]: American author and professor of philosophy at Tufts, has written on free will and the mind. [e]
  • Evolutionary psychology controversy [r]: The various criticisms of evolutionary psychology, as well as counterarguments to these criticisms. [e]
  • Hinduism [r]: A diffuse set of cultural and religious practices that originated on the Indian subcontinent. [e]
  • Islam [r]: Religion founded by Muhammad whose sacred book is the Qur'an (Koran). [e]
  • Liberalism [r]: Economic and political doctrine advocating free enterprise, free competition and free will. [e]
  • Martin Luther [r]: German theologian and monk (1483-1546); led the Reformation; believed that salvation is granted on the basis of faith rather than deeds. [e]
  • Metaphysics [r]: Branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the nature of the world. [e]
  • Omnipotence paradox [r]: Family of related paradoxes addressing the question of what is possible for an omnipotent being to do. [e]
  • Omniscience [r]: A being is omniscient if it knows all truths (or facts) and believes no falsehoods. [e]
  • Pantheism [r]: A religious and philosophical doctrine that everything is of an all-encompassing immanent abstract God; or that the universe, or nature, and God are equivalent. [e]