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Autonomy, Automaticity, and Attention: Why Empirical Research on Consciousness Matters to Autonomous Agency
This dissertation addresses the question: what is personal autonomy? It begins by examining the main theoretical accounts of autonomous agency currently on offer. Although each of the available approaches faces significant ...
How Many Minds Do We Need? Toward A One-System Account of Human Reasoning
To explain data from the reasoning and decision-making literature, dual-process theorists claim that human reasoning is divided: Type-1 processes are fast, automatic, associative, and evolutionarily old, while Type-2 ...
The Mind of the New Socialist Student in the Chinese Revolutionary Imagination, 1949-1958
Between 1949 and 1958, the nascent Peoples Republic of China witnessed a radical shift of knowledge about the human mind that transformed pedagogy. Against the Cold War and the changing Sino-Soviet relation, Chinese ...
Stillborn: The Libidinal Economy of Gadgetized Mediation in the Era of Socialization for Consumption; An Explanatory Political Project
This project captures an attempt to politicize one aspect of Western middle class youth’s everyday experience growing up and living in postindustrial consumer society—the replacement of experiential, material, and libidinal ...
Schopenhauer's Psychological Worldview: History, Philosophy and Relevance
The complete philosophical works of Arthur Schopenhauer are explored through a comprehensive psychological reading that intends to highlight the holistic theories of human nature that amount to a pessimistic and metaphysical ...
From Psychologism to Psychologization: Beyond the Boundaries of the Discipline and Practice of Psychology
This thesis provides a descriptive account of three waves of critiques of psychologism and psychologization that appeared throughout the 20th century from philosophers and sociologists. I examine these arguments chronologically ...