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Phenomenology and Delusions: Who put the 'alien' in alien control?

Bayne, Timothy; Green, Melissa; Pacherie, Elisabeth


Although current models of delusion converge in proposing that delusions are based on unusual experiences, they differ in the role that they accord experience in the formation of delusions. On some accounts, the experience comprises the very content of the delusion, whereas on other accounts the delusion is adopted in an attempt to explain an unusual experience. We call these the endorsement and explanationist models, respectively. We examine the debate between endorsement and explanationist...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Consciousness and Cognition
DOI: 10.1016/j.concog.2005.11.008


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