Conceptions of reality and the experience of pain: Comment on “Facing the experience of pain: A neuropsychological perspective” by Fabbro and Crescentini

Faculty/Professorship: Philosophy  
Author(s): De Anna, Gabriele
Title of the Journal: Physics of life reviews
ISSN: 1571-0645
Publisher Information: Amsterdam : Elsevier
Year of publication: 2014
Volume: 11
Issue: 3
Pages: 567-568
Language(s): English
DOI: 10.1016/j.plrev.2014.05.008
The paper is a commentary on a study by Fabbro and Crescentini concerning the experience of pain, the effects of meditation on pain, the neurological underpinning of those phenomena and the clinical deployment of meditation techniques. The paper discusses the importance that conception of reality hold by subjects might have on their conceptualization of pain, and the epistemological consequences thereof.
GND Keywords: Schmerz ; Schmerzforschung ; Philosophie ; Meditation
Keywords: Pain, Experience, Metaphysics, Epistemology
DDC Classification: 100 Philosophy  
RVK Classification: CC 7267   
Peer Reviewed: Ja
International Distribution: Ja
Type: Article
Year of publication: 4. September 2018