When I was a child, I did not understand the passage of time. I would feel a sense of loss, anxiety, and confusion as moments would drift and fade in and out of focus from one to another. Time seemed like this elusive, all-powerful force that would discombobulate my sense of presence in moments and […]Read more "Total Presence"
Intentionality is often posited as one of the first characteristics of mind, referring to the mind’s innate tendency to be directed towards something other than itself. However, self-awareness is also a feature of the mind, and self-awareness seems counter to intentionality in that it reflexively stares back into the conscious state itself, almost as though […]Read more "Intentionality and Self-Awareness"