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The character of consciousness

Author: David J Chalmers
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Philosophy of mind series
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book David Chalmers follows up and extends his thoughts and arguments on the nature of consciousness that he first set forth in his groundbreaking 1996 book, The Conscious Mind.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Chalmers
ISBN: 0195311108 0195311116 9780195311105 9780195311112
OCLC Number: 717195330
Description: 624 p.
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; I. The Problems of Consciousness ; 1. Facing Up to the Problem of Consciousness ; AFTERWORD: FROM "MOVING FORWARD ON THE PROBLEM OF CONSCIOUSNESS" ; II. The Science of Consciousness ; 2. How Can We Construct a Science of Consciousness? ; AFTERWORD: FIRST-PERSON DATA AND FIRST-PERSON SCIENCE ; 3. What is a Neural Correlate of Consciousness? ; 4. On the Search for the Neural Correlate of Consciousness ; III. The Metaphysics of Consciousness ; 5. Consciousness and its Place in Nature ; 6. The Two-Dimensional Argument Against Materialism ; AFTERWORD: OTHER ANTI-MATERIALIST ARGUMENTS ; 7. Conceptual Analysis and Reductive Explanation (with Frank Jackson) ; IV. Concepts of Consciousness ; 8. The Content of Phenomenal Concepts ; 9. The Epistemology of Phenomenal Belief ; 10. Phenomenal Concepts and the Explanatory Gap ; V. The Contents of Consciousness ; 11. The Representational Character of Experience ; AFTERWORD: THE TWO-DIMENSIONAL CONTENTS OF PERCEPTION ; 12. Perception and the Fall From Eden ; 13. The Matrix as Metaphysics ; AFTERWORD: PHILOSOPHICAL NOTES ; VI. The Unity of Consciousness ; 14. What is the Unity of Consciousness (with Tim Bayne) ; APPENDIX: TWO-DIMENSIONAL SEMANTICS
Series Title: Philosophy of mind series
Responsibility: David J. Chalmers.
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the papers collected here exemplify all the virtues that we have come to expect from Chalmerss work ... Throughout, he is strikingly resourceful in articulating and defending his views. Stephan Read more...

 
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