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The conscious mind

Author: David J Chalmers
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Philosophy of mind series.
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The author of this text offers a theory of consciousness. He proposes that conscious experience must be understood as an irreducible entity similar to such physical properties as time, mass, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Chalmers
ISBN: 0195105532 9780195105537 0195117891 9780195117899
OCLC Number: 439674143
Description: XVII, 414 str. : graf. prikazi ; 24 cm.
Contents: I. PRELIMINARIES ; 1. Two Concepts of Mind ; 2. Supervenience and Explanation ; II. THE IRREDUCIBILITY OF CONSCIOUSNESS ; 3. Can Consciousness be Reductively Explained? ; 4. Naturalistic Dualism ; 5. The Paradox of Phenomenal Judgment ; III. TOWARD A THEORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS ; 6. The Coherence between Consciousness and Cognition ; 7. Absent Qualia, Fading Qualia, Dancing Qualia ; 8. Consciousness and Information: Some Speculation ; IV. APPLICATIONS ; 9. Strong Artificial Intelligence ; 10. The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics ; Notes ; Bibliography
Series Title: Philosophy of mind series.
Responsibility: David J. Chalmers.
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Eloquent, fiendishly clever ... One of the best science books of the year. Sunday Times an outstanding contribution to our understanding of consciousness Steven Pinker a startling first book

 
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