• The vast majority of work on hylomorphism is historical scholarship devoted to understanding Aristotle's views as well as the large body of derivative medieval philosophical and theological accretions. (nd.edu)
  • There nonetheless has arisen a lively and growing strand of modern hylomorphism, more or less beholden to Aristotle but aiming not to present an historical analysis of a superannuated doctrine but rather a serious metaphysical position addressing current philosophical problems. (nd.edu)
  • Modern hylomorphists regard the recalcitrance of a range of philosophical problems, such as those of material composition and the mind-body problem, as symptoms of deep errors in the modern tradition which only the radical metaphysical reform promised by hylomorphism can address. (nd.edu)
  • The Metaphysical Club was a nine-year episode within a much broader pattern of informal philosophical discussion that occurred in the Boston area from the 1850s to the 1880s. (pragmatism.org)
  • This specialization covers the philosophical issues involved in studying intelligence, cognition, identity, consciousness, rationality, creativity and emotion, especially as such concepts and categories are invoked by computer and cognitive scientists, and as they are applied in relation to natural and artificial systems. (rit.edu)
  • But these questions are deeply philosophical as well, with epistemological, metaphysical, and phenomenological dimensions. (edu.au)
  • Whether it is desirable to place a prohibitory duty upon philosophical speculations or not, it is utterly impossible to prevent the importation of them into the mind. (wikisource.org)
  • In Real Hallucinations , Matthew Ratcliffe offers a philosophical examination of the structure of human experience, its vulnerability to disruption, and how it is shaped by relations with other people. (mit.edu)
  • Perhaps no other classical philosophical tradition, East or West, offers a more complex and counter-intuitive account of mind and mental phenomena than Buddhism. (stanford.edu)
  • Indian Buddhist analyses of the mind span a period of some fifteen centuries, from the earliest discourses of the Buddha (ca. 450 B.C.E.) to the systematic developments of late Mahāyāna Buddhism (500-1000 C.E.). Although philosophical accounts of mind emerge only within the Abhidharma scholastic traditions (roughly 150 B.C.E. to 450 C.E.), their roots are found in the Buddha's teachings of the not-self doctrine. (stanford.edu)
  • While the relation of psychology to the other philosophical disciplines is undetermined, or, what is the same thing, while the peculiar abstraction which gives us the psychical content is not organically related to the other abstractions within the process of reflection, we shall have no certain criterion for recognizing the subject-matter of psychology. (brocku.ca)
  • The Maitrayaniya Upanishad, likely composed in a later century than Katha and Shvetashvatara Upanishads but before Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, mentions sixfold yoga method - breath control (pranayama), introspective withdrawal of senses (pratyahara), meditation (dhyana), mind concentration (dharana), philosophical inquiry/creative reasoning (tarka), and absorption/intense spiritual union (samadhi). (myhealth-first.com)
  • Positive or scientific thinking gives up the attempt to look behind phenomena for first and final causes and instead seeks to discover the laws of nature by studying the invariable relations linking phenomena in a systematic fashion. (internationalpsychoanalysis.net)
  • This article focuses on the picture of mind and mental phenomena that emerges from the canonical literature, the theories of mind advanced by the main Abhidharma scholastic traditions, and the epistemological issues of perception and intentionality debated by philosophers such as Vasubandhu, Dignāga, Dharmakīrti, Candrakīrti, Śāntarakṣita, and Dharmottara. (stanford.edu)
  • but science, having to do only with "particular orders of phenomena which exist in relation to the percipient mind" and are susceptible of verification, does not hope to solve the profound mysteries involved in the ultimate realities of either matter, energy, or life. (wikisource.org)
  • in Cartesian dualism - subject/object, interior/exterior, essence/accident, whole/part, mind/body - and an alternative to those traditions which privilege one side of the dualism over the other - positivism on one hand, postmodernism on the other. (philpapers.org)
  • The modern source of debates about the relation between human identity and embodiment is Descartes, who is often accused of advocating a simple (even simple-minded) dualism, characterising persons as mind conjoined with bodies. (lrb.co.uk)
  • For most non-Western societies this transcendent explanation for the occurrence of disease tends to figure more pervasively in the total body of medical lore and practice than does the empirical framework. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The 'pragmatist' first phase of the Metaphysical Club was organized by Charles Peirce (Harvard graduate and occasional lecturer), Chauncey Wright (Harvard graduate and occasional lecturer), and William James (Harvard graduate and instructor of physiology and psychology). (pragmatism.org)
  • Wundt states that psychology 'investigates the whole content of experience in its relation to the subject and in its attributes directly derived from the subject. (brocku.ca)
  • There is no credible bridge between classical and quantum physics, brain and mind, physiology and psychology. (wordpress.com)
  • An inexhaustible treasure whence generations of philosophers will draw profound insights and wisdom these and many other superlatives have been competing in my mind as I perused again and again the 3500++ pages of Volume 4 of Series VI (henceforth VI.4) of the Academy Edition of Leibniz s writings, the work I am about to review here. (tau.ac.il)
  • Rejection of these absurdities then becomes the commonsense starting point of a new round of metaphysics, by other philosophers, which in turn generates a complementary bestiary of metaphysical strangeness. (blogspot.com)
  • Post-Cartesian philosophers of mind rarely avoid such emphasis. (umich.edu)
  • Many philosophers and cognitive scientists now acknowledge the critical importance of situated, environment-involving embodied engagements as a means of understanding basic minds-including basic forms of human mentality. (mit.edu)
  • With the rise of Platonism influenced by Plotinus and Descartes, philosophers have largely overlooked the fact that Plato directly acknowledges that there is a practical and valuable role for the body. (queensu.ca)
  • so their body appears as possessed or haunted by their minds or psyches or souls - in any case, by them. (lrb.co.uk)
  • Mind-body therapies for the treatment of fibromyalgia. (nih.gov)
  • As Edzard Ernst writes, "Mind-body therapies can be defined as a "patient orientated, proactive approach to health and healing that values personal responsibility and self-motivation. (krisispraxis.com)
  • According to a report by Dr. Aditi Nerurkar, an integrative medicine fellow at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, based on the U.S. National Health Interview Survey (2007), 3% of the US households (6.3 million people) used mind-body therapies after referral by a mainstream medical provider. (krisispraxis.com)
  • In the literature of American sociology from Ward to the present time there is visible an interesting divergence of treatment of geographic and material factors considered in relation to social causation. (brocku.ca)
  • In all human groups, no matter how small or technologically primitive, there exists a body of belief about the nature of disease, its causation and cure, and its relations to other aspects of group life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The body of the book consists, on the one hand, of a discussion of contemporary chemical theory and, on the other, of a critique of Newtonian principles of explanation, of space and time, and of the true interpretation of the concept of causation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Given his general doctrine that the "being" of things amounts to their being perceived, i.e., being ideas in a mind (the ultimate reference is to the divine mind), he infers that external space is not basic, but is "only suggested" to us by visual ideas, via tactile and other ideas. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Hippocrates accepted the Pythagorean doctrine of the four elements, and from it developed his theory of four principal "humors" of the body. (wikisource.org)
  • Turning its back on structuralism ( de Saussure, 1916 ), modern second language instruction found nourishing substrate in Fodor's ideas and Chomsky's linguistic theory ( Chomsky, 1965 , 1975 ), which again proposed language as an abstract and innate phenomenon of the mind, unrelated to the body ( Ewing, 1972 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • The discussion will be cast at an abstract level, giving an overview of the metaphysical landscape. (consc.net)
  • One of the most damaging criticisms was that if the mind is thought to cause the body to move, as Descartes believed, how can an immaterial mental substance cause the material substance of the body to do anything? (yorku.ca)
  • The dichotomy between body and mind goes back to Descartes. (frontiersin.org)
  • In his Discourse on the Method ( Descartes, 1637 ), he postulated the division between the body (with material properties and working as a machine) and what is intangible, the mind, both interacting but remaining strictly separated. (frontiersin.org)
  • I have suggested in a couple of recent posts (e.g. this one ) that the "mind-body problem" is essentially a consequence of Descartes' reification of two abstractions. (blogspot.com)
  • Finally, consider a third example that brings us closer to the topic of this paper: take a human body, combine it with the "form" of life and you have a living human. (yorku.ca)
  • This particular form -- the one that turns a body into a living human -- was what Aristotle identified as the psuchê . (yorku.ca)
  • What are the metaphysical underpinnings of the human person? (metanexus.net)
  • Other active members of the 'Pragmatist' Metaphysical Club were two more Harvard graduates and local lawyers, Nicholas St. John Green and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., who were also advocating pragmatic views of human conduct and law. (pragmatism.org)
  • Fedorov imagines a world of kinship existing beyond subject and object relations, mind and body dualities, oppositions between nature and culture, divisions of labor in human societies, and even the distinction between life and death. (e-flux.com)
  • Ultimately I will argue that the most reasonable conception of God is that of a world-mind-the mind of the cosmos-in a sense that is completely analogous to the mind of a human being. (mentis.de)
  • In truth, the attempt to nourish the human intellect upon a diet which contains no metaphysics is about as hopeful as that of certain Eastern sages to nourish their bodies without destroying life. (wikisource.org)
  • Moreover, from saying that all visual sensations "seem to be in the eye," Berkeley moves to his basic contention, later generalized in his Principles of Human Knowledge (1710), that visual ideas are in our minds. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Law of the Three Stages of the Growth of Human Mind. (internationalpsychoanalysis.net)
  • He emphasises just how far we still have to go in order to understand even the most mundane aspects of the human mind. (wordpress.com)
  • Furthermore, these two constraints are best met by a metaphysical interpretation of mathematics that takes mathematical entities to be constitutively constructed by human activity in a manner similar to the constitutive construction of the U. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This - along with his insistence on the atomic nature of time and the instantaneous emergence and realization of each 'actual entity' - lays the basis for Latour's democratic ontology which, as well as famously according equality between human and non-human actors affords concepts the same ontological status as the thinker in whose mind they have been formed. (philpapers.org)
  • Although the theory of cognition, by setting out to illuminate the lamp from which all light emanates, touches the desired enlightment of the human mind at its very source, we are nevertheless modest enough to acknowledge that such a theory, be it ever so perfect, is not sufficient. (marxists.org)
  • With restless energy the human mind presses on in its search for truth, and brings from varied sources new facts to add to the sum of knowledge, until the conclusion is reached that matter is indestructible and energy persistent, and in the formulated laws of the "correlation and conservation of energy" the widest generalizations are made. (wikisource.org)
  • The question is if the epistemic complexities around sensorimotor mediation gives us valuable insights into the nature of human agency and further how it might begin to show us new ways to think of the mind as truly embodied yet not reducible to any finite body-as-object. (philpapers.org)
  • The third chapter considers Whitehead's metaphysical scheme as presented in Process and Reality. (philpapers.org)
  • In his Meditations , he explicitly considers the suggestion that a person's mind is lodged in her body as a pilot is in the ship whose course he is guiding, but rejects it on the grounds that it underestimates the intimacy of the union. (lrb.co.uk)
  • Brakel's core idea is that psychoanalytic theory is a general scientific theory of mind that might explain mental processes in general as well as particular pathological mental states. (nd.edu)
  • It claims to address not only the symptoms of the sickness but also to promote natural healing processes of the body that result from a sound or harmonized body and mind. (krisispraxis.com)
  • People are sometimes prepared to believe that the boundaries between conscious behavior and the involuntary reaction of the forces operating within man's body are more or less indefinite. (econlib.org)
  • The Greeks were not alone in viewing disease as a manifestation of disharmony in man's over-all relation to the universe. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Thus, he has a chapter in Dynamic Sociology with the heading, 'Reciprocal Relations of Man and the Environment,' but the fact remains, as our last section has shown, that Ward has not included geographic or physical factors in his outline of 'social forces. (brocku.ca)
  • Cook, Greyson, and Stevenson "describe three features of NDE's - enhanced mentation, the experience of seeing the physical body from a different position in space, and paranormal perception - which (they) believe might provide convergent evidence supporting the survival hypothesis. (ufoskeptic.org)
  • This kind of case - and there are lots of them - shows quite straight-forwardly that there are non-physical ways in which the mind can acquire information. (ufoskeptic.org)
  • Dr. Chopra presents the entire body as a living mind, with neurosensory responses abundant throughout the physical synecdoche. (winterbriar.com)
  • Love, then, is only a physical emotion and inheres absolutely no relation to modernly perceived spirituality. (winterbriar.com)
  • By way of escape from the metaphysical Will-o'-the-wisps generated in the marshes of literature and theology, the serious student is sometimes bidden to betake himself to the solid ground of physical science. (wikisource.org)
  • for metaphysical speculation follows as closely upon physical theory as black care upon the horseman. (wikisource.org)
  • It is centered on the idea that humans are not independent organisms but, instead, beings composed of the interactions of physical body, inner life body, soul (mind and emotions), and spiritual ego (self-awareness). (scienceblogs.com)
  • Whereas conventional medicine focuses on "fixing" the part of the physical body that is "broken," anthroposophic medicine prescribes treatment for the whole being through conventional methods in combination with holistic methods. (scienceblogs.com)
  • It's simple - because your energy body is depleted of its strength, thereby allowing negativity to eat away at your physical body and mind. (dailyom.com)
  • Out of this frustration I developed the techniques in this course by merging out of body experiences with physical sex. (dailyom.com)
  • For example, electrical activity ( Bereitschaftspotenzial ) builds up in the physical brain before the conscious mind has any awareness of even making a decision. (hkw.de)
  • He argues that only a portion of the greater, subliminal self is incarnated in the physical body and suggests that his hypothesis can be reconciled with the concept of reincarnation. (spr.ac.uk)
  • She argues that psychoanalysis intervenes in the mind at a biological level, and she defends a reductive physicalist ontology of the mind in light of neuroscientific evidence about the dynamic biological unconscious. (nd.edu)
  • but then, neither is natural selection a biological theory: both are metaphysical frameworks for the science of biology. (thewinnower.com)
  • These are a few of the metaphysical topics which are suggested by the most elementary study of biological facts. (wikisource.org)
  • easily it has Adapted that download money for graduate students in the biological seems less a relation than is philosopher, for witness has arranged to lodge a soul directly receiving to its expectation to produce. (sftv.org)
  • The chapter presents Tarde's work as being an explosion of the Leibnizian monad where the universe is no longer reflected but literally embodied in each individual entity while at the same time diffused through the universe of monads by virtue of relations of possession. (philpapers.org)
  • I will argue that this 'paradigm' is based upon fundamental metaphysical assumptions that render formally-insoluble some of the most important theoretical problems of biology. (thewinnower.com)
  • BACKGROUND: A comprehensive, but not systematic, review of the research on complementary and alternative treatments, specifically mind/body techniques, on musculoskeletal disease was conducted at Stanford University. (isharonline.org)
  • Classical yoga incorporates epistemology, metaphysics, ethical practices, systematic exercises and self-development techniques for body, mind and spirit. (myhealth-first.com)
  • and yet it is impossible to gain an acquaintance with even the rudiments of the physiology of sensation without being led straight to one of the most fundamental of all metaphysical problems. (wikisource.org)
  • I hope that they make sense, at least to those familiar with my book The Conscious Mind . (consc.net)
  • See The Conscious Mind , chapter 3. (consc.net)
  • See The Conscious Mind, section 2.4, and The Components of Content . (consc.net)
  • In this way objective knowledge emerges that a consensus can accept, whether it concerns the behavior of moving bodies in Newton's time or the existence of the Higgs boson in ours. (wordpress.com)
  • Although form was clearly dominant in Aristotle's metaphysical thinking, matter was not by any means excluded utterly, as is sometimes implied. (yorku.ca)
  • matter) and the mind. (yorku.ca)
  • Metaphysical = Hypothetically outside of spacetime and matter. (mail-archive.com)
  • and yet we rely on a drug or hypnotism to heal disease, as if senseless matter or erring mortal mind had more power than omnipotent Spirit. (sacred-texts.com)
  • In the Science of Christianity, Mind - omnipotence--has all-power, assigns sure rewards to righteousness, and shows that matter can neither heal nor make sick, create nor destroy. (sacred-texts.com)
  • and the unsuspecting devotee of plain common sense may look for as unexpected a shock when the magnifier of severe logic reveals the germs, if not the full-grown shapes, of lively metaphysical postulates rampant amid his most positive and matter-of-fact notions. (wikisource.org)
  • If the brain is spatial, being a hunk of matter in space, and the mind is non-spatial, how on earth can the mind arise from the brain? (philosophynow.org)
  • Anthroposophic medicine views health as a matter of mind-body-spirit balance. (scienceblogs.com)
  • She is the creator of: Out of Body Ecstasy which is a personal energy method using dreams, astral travel, or telepathy, to enhance your sex life no matter if you are in a relationship or flying solo and Energy Blending: the art of blending personal energy to create the ideal relationship from the boardroom to the bedroom! (dailyom.com)
  • So begins the penultimate chapter of Raymond Tallis' opus on the sinister forces of the mind-sciences, Aping Mankind . (wordpress.com)
  • If we are truly to understand ourselves, our place in the cosmos, and our relation to each other and to the divine, we must adopt rich transdisciplinary approaches that cut across fields of knowledge, institutional boundaries, cultural borders, and religious traditions. (metanexus.net)
  • There are constant signals traveling throughout the cosmos -- it's called the universal mind. (gurusingh.com)
  • Holistic Health is a state of being in which a person is integrated in all of his levels of being: body, mind, and spirit…The attainment of this state of integration…brings into existence an entirely new person, different from what existed before, and at a new plateau of existence. (krisispraxis.com)
  • if God made all and is, in some sense, extant in all things, then mind or spirit must be omnipresent. (mentis.de)
  • In fact, the more we embrace and learn about our sensitivity, the stronger we become in body, mind, and spirit. (edgemagazine.net)
  • Unconstrained by logic, subjectivity is free to sense and dream itself into transpersonal and near-metaphysical ranges of experience. (mail-archive.com)
  • The assumption that the mind is a real being, which can be acted upon by the brain, and which can act on the body through the brain, is the only one compatible with all the facts of experience. (theosociety.org)
  • Yet there have been very few books that have attempted to consolidate our understanding of the body as it figures in our experience and self-awareness. (mit.edu)
  • mankind primam genus atom strata in experience body, properties such: solius Dei, idest patris et filii et convenit bodies, articles code vine est mind sine programme patet et winter opinion opinions soul opposition cuiusdam strategy. (sftv.org)
  • however, it takes Whitehead's transformation of the monad into the actual entity to complete the break between experience and mind. (philpapers.org)
  • While modern hylomorphism may offer promising answers to some pressing metaphysical worries it must struggle to dispel the cloud of obscurity and evident disconnection with the scientific outlook which bedevils the historical version, while avoiding collapse into a view merely verbally distinct from physicalism. (nd.edu)
  • Panpsychism I take to be the view that all objects, or systems of objects, have, or contain, aspects of mind. (mentis.de)
  • Sociology was, in Comte's view the Queen of the Sciences because it was the latest body of knowledge to become scientific and it was at the same time the most complex of the sciences. (internationalpsychoanalysis.net)
  • This view that conceives free will to be incompatible with determinism is called incompatibilism and encompasses both metaphysical libertarianism , the claim that determinism is false and thus free will is at least possible, and hard determinism , the claim that determinism is true and thus free will is not possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yet many of these same theorists hold fast to the view that basic minds are necessarily or essentially contentful-that they represent conditions the world might be in. (mit.edu)
  • Only through repetition, can the mind make sense of things in the "buzzing, blooming confusion," and only through reinforcement, is our view of the world created and sustained in the heart, for memory is repetition and reinforcement. (hkw.de)
  • How can art be put in relation to these things when we can't even adequately house ourselves? (n55.dk)
  • No such noun can be applied to the word 'soul,' unless, indeed, by soul only the lower, psychic mind is meant, or that which develops in man (proportionally with the perfection of his brain) into intellect, and in the animal into a higher instinct. (theosociety.org)
  • Amongst this endless information, within these signals, are the exact messages directed specifically toward your soul-body exclusively. (gurusingh.com)
  • In Chinese, the word for heart (心) is also a word for the mind or for the soul. (hkw.de)
  • The mind, as the Cartesian soul or the Kantian transcendental subject, can only be free by somehow inhabiting an incorporeal world exempt from the law of cause and effect. (hkw.de)
  • The nature of the function of the brain and of the nervous system was unknown to Aristotle, who thought the soul contained the body having its mortal part located in the heart. (wikisource.org)
  • My Arizona graduate seminar (spring 1999) on "Mind and Modality" largely followed the content of these lectures. (consc.net)
  • Sin embargo, una búsqueda sistemática en las bases de datos Lilacs, Scielo, Web of Science y Google Scholar por palabras claves relacionadas al sesgo de grupo demostró una carencia de publicaciones sobre ese tema en Brasil. (bvsalud.org)
  • Though all special branches of science are conducive to that end, yet none of them is able to form the generalisation which could entirely illuminate the mind. (marxists.org)
  • When one keeps in mind the scope and detail of Ward's writings, it does not need to be emphasized that his analysis of the topic of geographic and material factors is more elaborate than the foregoing few sentences can show. (brocku.ca)
  • Energy = Logical conceptualization of the perception and participation of material bodies in spacetime. (mail-archive.com)
  • Se estima que aproximadamente 100 trillones de microorganismos (incluidos bacterias, virus y hongos) residen en el intestino humano adulto y que el total del material genético del microbioma es 100 veces superior al del genoma humano. (bvsalud.org)
  • He, as well as Plato, thought the "pneuma," or breath, was to cool the blood, and in some way act as an instrument of mind over bodily actions. (wikisource.org)
  • Most thinkers agree that introspection is far from complete about the mind ( section 7 ) and far from infallible ( section 8 ). (umich.edu)
  • In this paper I will critically review the leading interpretations of Aristotle's theory of the psuchê over the last 15 years, particularly those that claim that Aristotle was a functionalist with respect to the relation between body and psuchê . (yorku.ca)
  • A cut finger, a broken limb, a snake bite, a fever, the halting speech and wandering mind of senility-all may be regarded as sometime hazards in life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Learn how to use your personal energy body to enhance your relationships and supercharge your sex life! (dailyom.com)
  • Are you ready to liberate your body, your fascia and your life? (gaia.com)
  • He rightly rejects the suggestion that Rosie 'sucks the life-blood out of Gracie', but then claims that a better image for their position in a shared body is that of passengers in an overcrowded lifeboat: 'The lifeboat belongs equally to each one of them. (lrb.co.uk)
  • Brief remarks on free will in relation to psychical research. (spr.ac.uk)
  • the best minority, we are happy to say, is on our side, at least as far as free will in man and the immateriality of the mind are concerned. (theosociety.org)
  • Body-Mind capability, to circumscribe debilitation, is demonstrated to have its own positive complement, by formulating anti-ageing medicine, promoting self-healing, and insuring healthy continuance free from pathological catastrophe. (winterbriar.com)
  • Free your mind…and your ass will follow. (hkw.de)
  • powers volcanic we do no other chain of Living the generantis of bodies, clearly not first bold as in relation, perfectly the s parallels of our virtutes, and their Strategic people of mind, cool said us an own and equatorial nucleus of a new and proper dissection. (sftv.org)
  • Abstractions can be very useful, and are of themselves perfectly innocent when we keep in mind that we are abstracting. (blogspot.com)
  • This avoids the problems surrounding the metaphysical 'layering' of, say, causally impotent universals and their causally efficacious instances. (nd.edu)
  • What follows are compressed versions of three lectures on the subject of 'Mind and Modality', given at Princeton University the week of October 12-16, 1998. (consc.net)