In these three path-breaking lectures, Dr. Binswanger uses the distinction between the what (the object) and the how (the means) of consciousness as the framework for presenting a causal perspective on awareness. In this context, he explains new ideas he has developed concerning the nature of both the perceptual and conceptual levels.
the primacy of the what over the how
the consciousness-brain relationship
the sensation-perception distinction
the integration of sensations into percepts
two views of awareness
fallibility and volition
the Kantian inversion
paralyzing the how
consciousness, values, and life: why consciousness must be selfish.
(MP3 download; 4 hrs. 47 min., with Q & A, 205.92 MB)