Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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I 39
False Knowledge/Frith: E.g. Epilepsy: Can lead to false knowledge > Aura.
I 40
Aura: lets the person concerned hear voices and sounds. Also e.g. experiences from the past.
I 41
Can lead to false knowledge.
I 47
Schizophrenia/Frith: Typical characteristic: E.g. the people firmly believe they had had experiences, which they did not have however.
I 49
Illusion/Schizophrenia/Frith: people hear voices that give them commands and comment on actions. The brain can create a false mental world. It is not about the physical world.
Thesis: Even the completely normally functioning brain can tell us something wrong.
I 51
Brain/world/reality/perception/Frith: thesis: even if our brain works normally, we have no direct access to the world.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Frith I
Chris Frith
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-23