Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Frith, Chris
 
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Knowledge I 39
False Knowledge/Frith: E.g. Epilepsy: Can lead to false knowledge > Aura.
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I 40
Aura: lets the person concerned hear voices and sounds. Also e.g. experiences from the past.
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I 41
Can lead to false knowledge.
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I 47
Schizophrenia/Frith: Typical characteristic: E.g. the people firmly believe they had had experiences, which they did not have however.
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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.
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I 51
Brain/world/reality/perception/Frith: thesis: even if our brain works normally, we have no direct access to the world.

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


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26