$ The Antipodes of the Mind: Charting the Phenomenology of the Ayahuasca Experience by Benny Shanon. Paperback. $ Representational and the. Benny Shanon is a Professor of Psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and . Benny for this classic on Charting Ayahuasca that will live forever. Skip to main content. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Home page. Toggle navigation. Psychology Department.

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Tiago Arruda neuroscientist Susan Blackmore psychologist Dr. The present paper examines this view from both a methodological and a substaintive perspective. This paper is a response to Henley who criticizes a previous paper of mine arguing against my claim that computers are devoid of consciousness.

Steven White writer Dr. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In particular, he draws attention to five specific episodes of Moses’ life that he believes exhibit patterns very similar to the experience encountered by those under the influence of ayahuasca: The Israeli professor has been exploring this angle for decades but a radio shqnon has put him into the news.

Benny Shanon Says Moses Was Tripping

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The discussion is grounded in a general critique of the conceptual foundations of cognition that regards action in the world, not computational operation applied upon abstract underlying symbolic representations, as the basic capability of shsnon human cognitive system.


Second, the phenomenology of human consciousness is described. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Third, articulation provides for the quality of entitihood, hence for compartmentalization and enhanced control as well as for reflection and meta-observation. Thus, the present typology may be regarded as presenting the foundations for the cognitive-psychological study of such experiences at large.

Get to Know Us. Moreover, your first report suffers from some basic misunderstandings of my crucial arguments. The present discussion takes a cognitive-phenomenological bennny coupled with a philosophical analysis of the various epistemological questions at hand. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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It is suggested that the notion of modularity as structural and fixed be replaced by one which is dynamic, context-dependent. Philosophy of Psychology sbanon Philosophy of Cognitive Science.

He writes that he had consumed ayahuasca himself several hundred times and gathered a corpus of empirical data from published literature, structured and unstructured interviews he conducted and his personal experience. His book offers a different outlook on the phenomenon of consciousness and presents a new conception of psychological theory and explanation. Attempting to make sense of this striking masterpiece were not only artists, art critics and art historians but also philosophers.

“Ayahuasca and Creativity” — Benny Shanon, Ph.D.

Your news report conveys a picture very different from the one I present in the scientific journal Time and Mind, which is devoted to the history of culture and consciousness. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Intentionality in Philosophy of Mind.


First, a pre-theoretical characterization of the term “consciousness” shnaon attempted.

Benny Shanon

Shanon has been exploring the state of mind under the influence of harmal and ayahuasca for over a decade in context to the time period that the Biblical book of Exodus was written. The Antipodes of the Mind, a book summarizing this research is about to appear this coming November with Oxford University Press.

Substantively, constraints on information flow are examined as they appear in various aspects of An Essay on Cognition and the Study of Mind. The feature that makes these patterns possible is the concreteness resulting from the articulation of thought in a particular medium: Philosophy of Cognitive Science.

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David Nichols pharmacologist Dr. Tesla still has over 3, Model 3’s left sshanon inventory in the US. The Representational and the Presentational: Mental States and Processes in Philosophy of Mind.