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A passion for specificity : confronting inner experience in literature and science / Marco Caracciolo and Russell T. Hurlburt ; with a foreword by Eric Schwitzgebel.

Author:
Caracciolo, Marco [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Columbus: The Ohio State University Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xi, 327 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Cognitive approaches to culture. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-322) and index.
Contents:
In which Marco asks Russ about reading, but he responds about presuppositions -- Russ performs a small study that surprises Marco -- Russ presumes to identify Marco's presuppositions -- Marco's questionnaire and a "boot-like" sentence -- Contrasting broad experience and pristine experience, with Amsterdam as an example -- In which Marco sends Russ his paper on the experience of reading Mccarthy's The road; Russ hesitates but then critiques it -- Phenomena and how to explore them -- In which Marco rankles at Russ's emphasis on delusion, and they discuss the existence of experience -- Great Expectations and genies reveal something about knowing others' experience -- Pristine experience, broad experience, presuppositions, and tendencies; Russ challenges James Joyce -- On the adulteration of pristine experience -- Phenomena, adulteration, apples, and turkey -- Pristine experience: broad experience :: phenomena : not phenomena -- Phenomena, mental states, judgments, and hunger -- Getting even more personal -- Similarity and familiarity, scams, and the fight to the death -- Marco wears the beeper -- Ultimately personal: twenty-four moments of Marco's pristine experience -- A very small quibble on wording -- Salient characteristics of Marco's experience as characterized by Russ -- Two more quibbles on wording -- Where Russ transitions back to the general -- Feeling hooks inside one's chest; metaphor and experience -- Metaphor tables -- Retrospective prospections -- In lieu of a conclusion.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780814213209 (printed case ; alk. paper)
  • 0814213200 (printed case ; alk. paper)
LCCN:
2016032780
OCLC:
945029849
Author:
Writer of foreword:
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